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Group Team & Matrix Org

1. How can a group of individuals be transform into a highly functioning team?

2. In a matrix organization... are there ever conflicts with the project manager and the functional manager (boss, supervisor, etc.) regarding priorities?

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1. How can a group of individuals be transform into a highly functioning team?

There are numerous ways that a group of individuals can be transformed into a highly functioning team to accomplish the organization's mission. As many countries face economic turmoil it's important for organizations to pull members of different departments together to accomplish projects outlined by leadership within the organization that's essential to streamline operations. Below we'll discuss five steps to create effective and high functioning teams.

The first activity that must happen is senior leadership must identify managers or supervisors within the organization that possess the leadership attributes needed to take charge of this group as a project manager/charter. This project manager must be able to convey the organizations goals to the group in order to generate "buy-in". In saying this, the members of the team forget individual goals and focus more on centralized objectives while understanding the return on investment. Each member of the team possesses skills and strengths that contribute to the team. Project managers must be ...

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How groups of individuals can be transformed into a highly functioning team is determined. Matrix organizations are examined.

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