Organizational Behavior (TEAM)


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Organizational Behavior (TEAM)

  1. 1. ADM 551 Organizational Behavior Topic 8:TeamsPrepared by: Nur Fatin Fatihah Binti Ahmad Ruzi Prepared For: En Muhammad Fuad Bin Abd. Karim 1
  2. 2. QUESTION 2:“Ideally, all work team shouldhave seven members, give or take one or two” Discuss the accuracy of this statement. 2
  3. 3. MEANINGa team will However, a Its depend on consist team can be the task given more than seven one or two according to people. the situation. people 3
  4. 4. Team Definition: Groups two or more people who interact and influence each other, are mutually accountable for achieving common goals associated with organizational objectives, and perceived themselves as a social entity within an organization.1• 1. McShane, S. L & Von Glinow, M. A.(2010) Organizational Bahavior: Emerging Knowledge and Practice for The Real World. 4 Fifth Edition. New York: McGraw Hill.
  5. 5. Argument Wharton management professor Jennifer S. Mueller, said thatthe more people who pulled on a rope, the less effort each individual contributed.Size is not necessarily the first consideration when putting together aneffective team.The importance things are1. The type of task the team need to perform. will define whom you want to hire, what type of skills you are looking for.2. Team composition. What are the skills of the people needed to be translated into action? That would include everything from work style to personal style to knowledge base and making sure that they are appropriate to the task.3. Lastly size is being considered. 5
  6. 6. Accuracy in this statement• Generally, teams should be large enough to provide necessary competencies and perspectives to perform the work. • Yet, small enough to maintain efficient coordination and meaningful involvement of each member. Sun Microsystems executive explain Small teams operates effectively because they have less process loss. • Members of smaller teams also tend to fell more engaged because they get to know their teammates, • have more influence on the group norms and goals and • feel more responsible for the team success and failures. 6
  7. 7. Even a management calls the LARGE TEAM as ONE it is verydifficult the member to interact and influence each other and hard to achieve the organization goals and objective. By the president of AOL Technologies Ray Oglethorpe• He said ideally your team should have seven to nine member. If you have more than 15 0r 20 , you’re dead: The connection between team member are too hard too make. Size is the key.• Have the smallest number of people possible in each team.• Another rule: No delegates. You don’t want people take the team ideas but someone else get the authorization. 7
  8. 8. Team effectiveness A team is effective when Fulfills objectives Fulfills Maintains team’s assigned to the satisfaction and survival team well being of team member• Must seek the objective of the • Must have satisfaction (when achieve the • Have to get long team. If we fail to with the team aim) and well being of seek the team member (work member objective the each other and team. We will fail cooperate each other) do the task 8
  9. 9. Conclusion The statement is reliable and accurate because a team will be effective when have 6 to 7 people inone team. Less or more can make the task would not perform well. 9
  10. 10. References• 1. McShane, S. L & Von Glinow, M. A.(2010) Organizational Bahavior: Emerging Knowledge and Practice for The Real World. Fifth Edition. New York: McGraw Hill.• 2.Schermerhorn, Hunt, Osborn (2005). The Organizational Behavior. John Wiley & Sons inc.• 3. Stephen P. Robbin, Organisational Behaviour: Global and Southern African Perspectives.• 4. Is Your Team Too Big? Too Small? Whats the Right Number?. Retrived October 15, 2012 from• 5. The Ideal Collaborative Team. Retrived October 14, 2012 from• 6. Understanding Team - What is a Team ? Retrived October 15, 2012 from 10
  11. 11. Thank you Questionand Answersession 11