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Teams & decision making Teams & decision making Presentation Transcript

  • Group & Team Differences
  • Why Team Leadership Skills Are Important Globalization Managers Facilitation Manager’s Performance Performance of the organization
  • Types of Groups
  • Participative Management It is the process of the manager and employees working together as a team to set objectives and to plan how to accomplish them.
  • Functional Groups Formal groups comprised of managers and their employees. Marketing Finance Production
  • Task Groups Specific function. Committee Cross Functional Teams Non Routine Unique Situations Authority
  • Classification of Task Groups Ad Hoc Committee • Are temporary task forces for a specific purpose Standing Committee • Are permanent groups that exist to deal with continuing organizational issues
  • Project Matrix Teams Organizations making custom tailored products to meet customer specifications develop project matrix teams.
  • Standing Committees Boards Public Policy Groups Venture Groups
  • Informal Groups Groups that are spontaneously created when members join together voluntarily because of similar interest are called informal groups.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making Approaches Difference between happening and what the individual or group wants to happen is A PROBLEM. Problem Solving is the process of taking corrective action in order to meet objectives. Process of selecting an alternative that will solve a problem is DECISION MAKING.
  • Decision Making Styles Reflexive Style Reflective Style Consistent Style
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making Model Plan, Implement the Decision and Control Analyze Alternatives and Select One Generate Alternatives Set Objectives and Criteria Define the Problem
  • Creativity Creativity means the ability to develop unique alternatives to solve problems
  • Stages of Creative Process Preparation Possible Solutions Incubation Evaluation
  • Creativity Killers 0 It isn’t in the budget. 0 It costs too much. 0 We’ve never done it before. 0 Has anyone else ever tried it? 0 It won’t work in our company. 0 That’s not our problem. 0 We tried that before. 0 It can’t be done. 0 That’s beyond our responsibility. 0 Its too radical a change. 0 We did all right without it. 0 We’re doing the best we can. 0 We don’t have the time. 0 That will make other equipment obsolete. 0 We’re too small / big for it. 0 Why change it? It’s still working. 0 We’re not ready for that. 0 Let’s form a committee. 0 Let’s get back to reality.
  • Using Groups to Generate Creative Alternatives Delphi Technique Consensus Making Nominal Grouping Synetics Brainstorming
  • Advantages of Group Decision Making Better Decisions More Alternatives Acceptance Morale
  • Disadvantages of Group Problem Solving Time Domination Conformity and Groupthink Responsibility and Social Loafing
  • Supervisory Styles Select the Appropriate Style for the Situation Diagnose the Situation Time Information Capability Acceptance