Teams & decision making


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Teams & decision making

  1. 1. Group & Team Differences
  2. 2. Why Team Leadership Skills Are Important Globalization Managers Facilitation Manager’s Performance Performance of the organization
  3. 3. Types of Groups
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. Functional Groups Formal groups comprised of managers and their employees. Marketing Finance Production
  7. 7. Task Groups Specific function. Committee Cross Functional Teams Non Routine Unique Situations Authority
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Project Matrix Teams Organizations making custom tailored products to meet customer specifications develop project matrix teams.
  10. 10. Standing Committees Boards Public Policy Groups Venture Groups
  11. 11. Informal Groups Groups that are spontaneously created when members join together voluntarily because of similar interest are called informal groups.
  12. 12. 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.
  13. 13. Decision Making Styles Reflexive Style Reflective Style Consistent Style
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. Creativity Creativity means the ability to develop unique alternatives to solve problems
  16. 16. Stages of Creative Process Preparation Possible Solutions Incubation Evaluation
  17. 17. 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.
  18. 18. Using Groups to Generate Creative Alternatives Delphi Technique Consensus Making Nominal Grouping Synetics Brainstorming
  19. 19. Advantages of Group Decision Making Better Decisions More Alternatives Acceptance Morale
  20. 20. Disadvantages of Group Problem Solving Time Domination Conformity and Groupthink Responsibility and Social Loafing
  21. 21. Supervisory Styles Select the Appropriate Style for the Situation Diagnose the Situation Time Information Capability Acceptance