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Temporary Team Dysfunction Modules

During this module we have addressed temporary teams. As you saw, there are some advantages to having teams that come together for a relatively short time span, and with a narrow and focused set of objectives and goals. Summarize these advantages. Think about what you learned in your readings and analyze how the five dysfunctions described earlier in this course impact temporary teams? How would you apply the remedies for team dysfunction differently on temporary teams?

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//As we know temporary teams are the teams that are formed for short duration either to assist the permanent team or to work on behalf of the permanent team when they are busy doing another project. So, here we will discus the advantages of such teams and there after we will discuss the five dysfunctions that affect a team, but we will start with the advantages of such team. //


Covert fixed cost to variable cost- Temporary teams, help to reduce fixed costs to the variable costs. Analyzing the needs of the work, teams can be divided. The ordinary operations can be given to permanent teams while the technical or other operations, like meeting the production or service levels can be given to the temporary teams.

Reduce overtime- By using temporary teams instead of permanent ones; the overtime labor cost can be reduced up to a ...

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The advantages of having team come together after a relatively short time span is determined. The impact of temporary teams are examined.