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Chapter 7

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Ryerson University
Human Resources
MHR 405
Louis Pike

Text Chapter 7 Notes Teams can increase efficiency Formal teams critical due to limits of time knowledge resourcesResearch teams seen as complex adaptive and dynamicDynamics depend on groups history and futureInformal groups satisfy unmet needs from formal onesWhat is a TeamTeam two or more people with a common goal who are interdependent on each other to achieve a particular task and who hold themselves accountable to each otherGroup two or more people with common interests and continuing interactionTeams have interdependency while groups dont necessarily Interdependence degree of taskdriven interaction among work team membersTask Interdependence in TeamsDistinguishing factor in a team members are interdep on each other to finish tasksNature of it can vary greatly reciprocal sequential or pooled Pooled work individually but draw from a pool of common inputsoutputs Ie 1 Orchestras Employee 1 employee 2 employee 3 resource 2 Sequential rely on each other Ones output is anothers input Ie Football team Employee 1employee 2employee 3 Reciprocal primary and flexible responsibility Work exchanged back and forth Ie 3 double tennisEmployee 1employee 2employee 3 Work Related TeamsFunctional usually includes employees working together daily on similar tasks and must coordinate their efforts Cross functional teams and quality circles arent responsible for specific functions
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