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Management - Team Building

Question 11

How does a better understanding of team-building help a manager be able to better organize a team, diagnose team problems, and handle complex team dynamics in an increasingly global business community?

Question 12

Why don't many managers or team leaders assess their teams periodically to identify problems and correct them before they affect team effectiveness?

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Question 11

How does a better understanding of team-building help a manager be able to better organize a team, diagnose team problems, and handle complex team dynamics in an increasingly global business community?

When managers have a better understanding of team-building, they are able to form, monitor, and assess their teams more effectively. Team-building is essential for all businesses. As noted by business expert Lily Morgan, "working together as a team is essential, which is why more companies are putting heavy focus on team building within their organization. Team building is a factor that directly relates to the success of the company" (Morgan, 2012). When managers have a solid understanding of team building, it also shows that the same managers have a solid understanding of how teams function. Each activity lends itself to the next. When the manager understands the basic foundations of each function ...

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This solution gives detailed discussions with references to the two questions presented, which are:
1. How does a better understanding of team building help a manager organize a team, diagnose problems, and handle complex dynamics?

2. Why don't managers assess their teams periodically and what are the implications of not doing so? I also discuss how problems can be identified and corrected effectively with or without team assessments.

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