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    Building and Managing Teams

    Questions

    Look at the organization in which you work or another organization you know well. Provide an example from that organization of one contribution from each of the following schools of thought to the natural paradigm of organizations: Mayo and the Human Relations School, Barnardâ??s cooperative system, Selznickâ??s institutiona

    Compare and Contrast virtual teams and face-to-face teams

    Compare and contrast virtual teams and face-to-face teams by considering at least three advantages and three disadvantages of each. Discuss examples of each type of team from references and your personal experience. Report should contain a short introduction and conclusion in addition to the body of the paper. All res

    Team Building and Conflict Resolution: Developing a Plan

    Your departmental team has been together for a while and generally works well together. You have been given a new project, which will be something new for the company. Address the following: - Put together a plan detailing how you will apply the principles of team building to construct an approach for the team to follow.

    Training plan to increase the effectiveness of groups and teams

    Develop a training plan to increase the effectiveness of groups and teams through a discussion of the challenges and benefits of group and team communication, collaboration, and conflict management. Consider ways to apply the training program for developed to the organization WorldCom Company CFO . Describe how the program wou

    Proactive Planning.

    You are in a managers meeting. The company has been working on establishing self-directed, high-performing teams. Some of the managers are having some success while others are not. A discussion is going on as to what is making some successful and others not. This is a situation where those who are struggling need to learn from t

    Methods of Building High-Performing Teams

    Assignment Type: Deliverable Length: 7-10 slides You are making a presentation to your supervisors who are part of a new company initiative to have self-directed work teams. This is just one part of their educational process. Construct a PowerPoint presentation that highlights the benefits of well functioning teams. Use the

    Stages of Team Building using the Tuckman model

    You are mentoring a person in another department. This person comes to you and explains that the group she is working with is arguing over procedures employed to accomplish a project. Additionally, the group members do not seem to have much respect for the leader: Certain people constantly disagree with him and test his decision

    Continuous Improvement: Creativity in Virtual Teams, Key Components for Success

    Part 1: In the case for this module, you will be conducting a personal evaluation of your team for the 101 Tips exercise. In reality, you have been assessing the team all the way through the course, but in this case you are going to condense your analysis into a format that will become the basis for an action plan for continuo

    Team Norms and Procedures

    The comment was made that norms are implicit, and tend to develop over time. However, it was also observed that virtual teams can not afford the luxury of such a passive process, and need to take proactive steps to establish explicit norms. For this case, please complete the following: - Identify 10 specific behavioral norm

    Team Building Activities

    Team building activities sponsored by companies are becoming more and more popular. Many managers believe that they can support cohesion of the group and improve its effectiveness in the workplace. In not less than 500 words, explain the following: What is your opinion? Have you experienced a team building workshop? If so,

    Supportive Team Climates

    On the home page of this module, six different management and team competencies/conditions were described. Read the attached article and in a 3-5 page essay, answer the following question: How do the competencies/conditions act either alone or with others, to create task and interpersonal connection? Illustrate with example

    Team Creation: identify team building strategies

    Team Creation a. Identify how project team members are selected b. Identify team building strategies c. Identify potential areas of conflict within a diverse project team d. Identify techniques for reducing the probability of dysfunctional conflict e. Identify conflict resolution techniques that will be used when conf

    Team Matrix Assessment

    I am on a team and we are charged with analyzing our individual skills and strengths based on our experiences and education. We must then create a matrix of team skills. Can you please recommend a matrix format and key areas to be included for team member assessment? We will use the information to identify what type(s) of bu

    Job Analysis of a Business Manager

    Create documentation for HR professionals to handle a business manager position. This documentation should help the HR professionals select, train, and create employees that will work successfully to reach the company's goals. Include: 1. Executive summary 2. Job analysis 3. Selection process tips 4. Script for orientin

    Forming a business entity: Five friends in a home building business

    Five friends have gotten together to form a home building business. Two of the friends have sizeable assets, but little construction experience. These two also have some experience in running companies. The other three friends have a small amount of capital to invest. Their major contribution to the group is that all three forme

    Fundamental Team Building Skills

    Urgent help is needed! 1. Give some examples of pooled interdependence, sequential interdependence, and reciprocal interdependence in groups. What are the various effects of interdependence teamwork and teamdesign? 2. Give some examples of tactical teams, problem-solving teams, and creative teams. What factors need to be

    Self-Directed and High Performing Teams

    Details: You are in a managers meeting. The company has been working on establishing self-directed, high-performing teams. Some of the managers are having some success while others are not. A discussion is going on as to what is making some successful and others not. This is a situation where those who are struggling need to lea

    Well functioning teams

    You are making a presentation to your supervisors who are part of a new company initiative to have self-directed work teams. This is just one part of their educational process. Construct a PowerPoint presentation that highlights the benefits of well functioning teams. Use the Library and Internet to research this topic. Objec

    The Solution to Team Building

    Describe methods for developing a team that are creative and innovative. Describe how to develop skills for both team members and leaders that allow them to assimilate into newly formed teams and become effective members quickly and efficiently. How should companies implement strategies for thinking outside the box?

    Five components of emotional intelligence

    You're on your way to motivating your team from a group perspective, but you're still having trouble connecting with your team as individuals. Your mentor reminds you of the concept of emotional intelligence and how it can enhance your leadership capabilities. To recap, the five components of emotional intelligence, as described

    Best practices manual for new supervisors.

    Your manager has asked you and other veteran supervisors to create a best practices manual for new supervisors. Your assignment is to contribute two best practices for each assigned section of the manual. The sections to which you will contribute best practices cover the following supervisory responsibilities: 1. Demonstrati

    Building Effective Teams Handling Performance Issues

    Scenario: The teams you are establishing need to have a way to deal with a poor performer. The basis of performance is to measure against agreed-upon objectives and to have periodic reviews during the course of the year. If a person's performance does not meet the expectations, some communication will be needed to get the perso

    Group and Team Effectiveness

    Compare and contrast how criteria for group and team effectiveness can be applied to your organization. Note: Please cite the sources.

    High-Performance, Self-Directed Teams

    You are making a case in a managers meeting to facilitate the company's transition to using self-directed, high-performing teams. You must convince the other managers that while this is a long-term initiative, its benefits will be huge. A well-planned approach is important, and many will need to have training to learn some of th

    Creating Self-directed, High-performing Teams

    You are making a case in a managers meeting to facilitate the company's transition to using self-directed, high-performing teams. You must convince the other managers that while this is a long-term initiative, its benefits will be huge. A well-planned approach is important, and many will need to have training to learn some of th

    Perspective of the different stakeholders in the decision process

    Consider the most favorable aspects of each style discussed to describe a process by which a problem can be identified and described to stakeholders in a manner that is sensitive to their perspectives. A) Consultative I B) Consultative II C) Autocratic I D) Autocratic II E) Groups

    Ineffective Members of Teams

    What are the ramifications of having ineffective team member(s) in your project team? As the Project Manager, what can you do to turn this situation around?

    The Importance of Teams in the Workplace

    Consider the following statement: "Teams are important in the workplace and when attending college. Effective leaders build teams and work well within teams." Support this position with appropriate references and provide an example of a leader who has been successful working within a team environment. Be sure to cite and ref