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Simulation Creating and Managing Effective Teams

Complete the simulation Creating and Managing Effective Teams

Write an essay on managing effective teams.

Run the Creating and Managing Effective Teams simulation at least once to ensure that you are familiar with the various decision points in the simulation, and the effect that your choices have had on the outcome.

Write an essay that addresses the below questions. Be sure to include proper citations and APA style references for all sources. Conduct research in the University Library to find and include content that support your conclusions. (For example, you may state that your team was effective. Research what makes a team effective.)

1. Who did you select for your team in the simulation? Were your selections the best match for the available roles? Why did you make these choices?

2. What factors did you need to consider in order to manage your team effectively?

3. What opportunities did you have to manage conflict? To improve team efficacy?

4. What decisions did you make to direct individual performance? To direct team performance?

5. Overall, was your team effective? Why or why not?

6. Run the simulation again and describe in detail how you have improved your results, and what you learned that could make you a good manager.

7. Identify one component from each of the four contextual factors for team effectiveness, and describe how each component was important within the simulation. (See Exhibit 9-3, p.278, for more information). For example, adequate resources allowed the team to use Web conferencing to resolve a communication problem.

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1446 words with references.

//In this assignment, firstly, we have to write about the situation and the selective team members. It focuses on whether, is the selection of team member good or not. I have described my views; you can analyze the situation, as per your views. //

The selection I made was quite good but not the best. I made the choices after the careful analysis of job description and team members experience & the skills they possess. First of all, John Marsh is selected as an Assessor & advisor of the project because he has good experience in managing automotive development and manufacturing. Secondly, this role demands a person who encourages for searching more information and John possesses this quality. For the role of Creator, amrita is chosen as she best suits to it. She has high experience as a designer and is known for her innovative designs (Creating and Managing Effective Teams Simulation).

Harvey Tang is selected for the role of controller & organizer. The role demands setting rules and developing structure. Tang has the capability to perform this role as he has experience in designing, manufacturing, sales & production of automotive products. For the role of Promoter and Maintainer, Janice is best as she has 12 years experience as a public relations executive. She will be capable of managing the external forces. Finally, the fifth role of Linker & Producer will be performed by Petra. She has experience as a classroom educator at a leading automotive technical institute. She will successfully perform her duties of providing direction & managing coordination (Creating and Managing Effective Teams Simulation).

//Above we have discussed about the team and how we will make a plan for the selection of the team members. Now as per the requirements of the assignment, we will talk about the managing team in an effective manner. //

Managing Team Effectively

An Effective Team is one which contributes to the achievements of Organizational Objectives by performing the task assigned to it and providing satisfaction to its members. The main factors considered for managing team effectively were personalities & qualifications of the candidates so that they can work smoothly in a team, putting the right candidate in the right role and motivation & training.

//As per my knowledge I am giving you some ideas and ways to manage the team in an efficient manner, it is just a common overview; you can out more information, as per your concern. The explanation of these factors is mainly based on the motivational tools to motivate the members to perform outstandingly. //

The factors important to manage team effectively are as follows:

Skills & Role clarity - For an ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1446 words with references.

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