Understanding work teams

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Understanding work teams

  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING WORK TEAMS PRESENTED BY Vaishnavi Ragunathan
  2. 2. TEAM A small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, common performance goals, and an approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable”.
  3. 3. What does Team Do???? <ul><li>Team creates positive synergy. </li></ul><ul><li>Teams creates and fosters comraderies among the members through regular and repeated interactions. </li></ul><ul><li>It encourages members to sublimate their individual goals for those of the team. </li></ul><ul><li>Also encourages members’ involvement in the team work. </li></ul>
  4. 4. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GROUPS AND TEAMS <ul><li>Work Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A group that interacts primarily to share information and to make decisions to help each group member perform within his or her area of responsibility. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The individual efforts result in a performance that is greater than the sum of the individual inputs. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. DYNAMICS OF A GROUP Suspicion Dominance Rush to accomplish Reluctance Floundering A Group is not a Team TEAM GOAL
  6. 7. DYNAMICS OF A TEAM Work for common goal Accountability Mutual Respect Commitment Interdependency Trust Communication TEAM GOAL
  7. 8. PHASES OF TEAM DEVELOPMENT FORMING STORMING NORMING PERFORMING
  8. 9. TYPES OF WORK TEAMS
  9. 10. KEY COMPONENTS OF EFFECTIVE TEAMS <ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Composition </li></ul><ul><li>Work Design </li></ul><ul><li>Process Variables </li></ul>
  10. 12. TURNING INDIVIDUALS INTO TEAM PLAYERS <ul><ul><li>Good interpersonal skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be trained by specialists </li></ul></ul>Financial or non financial rewards SELECTION TRAINING REWARDS
  11. 13. Success lies only in Team Work …..

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