Management and Organizational Studies 2181A/B Lecture Notes - Maple Leaf Foods, The Home Depot, Desjardins Group

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Canada"s 10 most admired corp. cultures of 2010: aeroplan, blinds to go, canadian western bank, desjardins group, discount car and truck rentals, flight centre, healthcare of ont. Pension plan: maple leaf foods, proctor and gamble, the home depot. Group: 2 or more individuals interacting for a purpose but not a common goal. Team: a group whose collective effort is greater than individual input working towards a common goal (a selfless mindset). Most likely will be more and more teams in the future. Know the differences between formal and informal groups page 226/227. Groups are good because : performance can increase. Job satisfaction can increase: communication can be better, perception improves collectively (gestalt theory) Guest speaker coach greg marshall, uwo mustangs: on a team, you must sacrifice your wants for the good of the team. , teams that play like a team, those athletes are willing to work a little harder.