MAGIC OF TEAMWORK
COLLABORATION

1 + 1 = 11
THE FACT

1 + 1 = 1,8
WHY ?
SOCIAL
LOAFING
#1 EQUITY OF EFFORT
“Everyone else is goofing of,
so why shouldn’t I?”
#2 LOSS OF PERSONAL
ACCOUNTABILITY
“I’m Lost in the Crowd, so
who cares?”
#3 MOTIVATIONAL LOSS
DUE TO THE SHARING OF
REWARDS
“Why Should I Work Harder
than the others when
everyone get the same
re...
#4 COORDINATION LOST
AS MORE PEOPLE
PERFORM THE TASK
“I think it was his
responsibility”
WHEN ?
1. Task was perceived to be
unimportant, simple or not
interesting
2. Group members think their
individual effort i...
Team Members Reduce their
effort because they feel less
responsible for the output
LESS

IS MORE

IN TEAM
SOLUTION
1. Divide up a complex task
into manageable bits and
spread it out
2. Generate sense of
urgency
3. Make weaker me...
OR

Provide greater
transparency
Performance
Management and
feedback mechanism
THE QUESTION

WILL YOUR
COMPANY’S
ENVIRONMENT
ALLOW FOR THAT
KIND OF
TRANSPARENCY ???
ALL CREDITS GOES TO
http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/08/why‐
less‐is‐more‐in‐teams/
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This is just a summary from http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/08/why-less-is-more-in-teams/ . All credits goes to Mark De Ron for his great article.

On this Slide you will find why Performance Management is one of the most important thing for growing company. Teamwork is not automatically done, especially for self-managed team.

Mark's article help me a lot to understand about this phenomenon, i hope it will help you also.

Enjoy this simple slide. My first ever upload.

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Social Loaf - Why performance management is very important

  1. MAGIC OF TEAMWORK COLLABORATION 1 + 1 = 11
  2. THE FACT 1 + 1 = 1,8
  3. WHY ?
  4. SOCIAL LOAFING
  5. #1 EQUITY OF EFFORT “Everyone else is goofing of, so why shouldn’t I?”
  6. #2 LOSS OF PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY “I’m Lost in the Crowd, so who cares?”
  7. #3 MOTIVATIONAL LOSS DUE TO THE SHARING OF REWARDS “Why Should I Work Harder than the others when everyone get the same reward”
  8. #4 COORDINATION LOST AS MORE PEOPLE PERFORM THE TASK “I think it was his responsibility”
  9. WHEN ? 1. Task was perceived to be unimportant, simple or not interesting 2. Group members think their individual effort is not identifiable 3. Group member expect their co-worker to loaf
  10. Team Members Reduce their effort because they feel less responsible for the output
  11. LESS IS MORE IN TEAM
  12. SOLUTION 1. Divide up a complex task into manageable bits and spread it out 2. Generate sense of urgency 3. Make weaker member feels responsible
  13. OR Provide greater transparency Performance Management and feedback mechanism
  14. THE QUESTION WILL YOUR COMPANY’S ENVIRONMENT ALLOW FOR THAT KIND OF TRANSPARENCY ???
  15. ALL CREDITS GOES TO http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/08/why‐ less‐is‐more‐in‐teams/

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