Which teams (type) or team type is granted significantly more power.
According to Levi (2014) family meets the definition of a team.
Teams are important today. No one would argue with that statement. Please state and explain why teams are common and important today. State two reasons and explain each one.
Managers often evaluate team success. What criteria would they most likely use to determine or define team success? State at least two.
Team success, as you have probably experienced, depends on the “right group of people” performing on the team. Explain what is meant by the right group of people.
Levi (2014) mentions several benefits of teamwork. State two benefits and explain why you believe the two you selected would impact your motivation to serve on a team with enthusiasm and provide for you a sense of meaningful work.
Implementing workteams often creates challenges. Why is this so?
Based on your study of Levi (2014) and viewing/listening to the class lectures via Tegrity, what is the most significant problem relative to team functioning? Please explain your answer in 2-4 substantive sentences.
Group development may be related to the development of internal relations among team members based on specific non-sequential stages. Name those stages?
If you were designing “effective goals” for your team what characteristics would you include?
Rules of the Road, as identified in class by Dr. Graham, also means “Group Norms” as revealed by Levi (2014). Exactly what did Dr. Levi mean by these terms (Group Norms) and what are some positive group norms (name at least 3). This is a two part question valued at 10 points.
Explain what factors may cause social loafing? Offer at least two initiatives that a team leader might implement to curtail social loafing. This is two-part, 10 point item
State four ways that team leaders might consider to motivate team members.
Define group cohesion and indicate its importance in two ways.
Cooperation (among team members is limited by _____________.
According to Levi (2014), in the Japanese culture where high quality cars are built, competition is highly encouraged and rewarded to keep workers engaged and challenged.
What happens when teams experience too much cooperation (conformity)? Offer at least three items in your response to this question.
Relative to team communication, the two primary characteristics of the sender are his/her (1)credibility and (2) attractiveness. Please explain why these characteristics, according to Levi (2014) are important.
State, in a short sentence (less than 15 words) explain the basic requirement of effective communication (or messages).
How can leaders create a communication culture where all team members sense psychological safety (PS)?
State at least three of the five techniques that leaders and team members might use to build trust within a team.
Relative to building trust within teams, Levi (2014) suggested that trust is built on close friendships, acceptance of diversity, and a willingness to be somewhat skeptical of others.
Why is it essential that team leaders and team members demonstrate emotional intelligence?
Relative to managing group processes in team meetings, state five main communication activities of the facilitator that should also be supported by all team members.
|Academic Level||College (1-2 years: Freshmen, Sophomore)|
|Subject Area||Human Resources Management (HRM)|
|Number of Pages||2 Page(s)/1100 words|