Team Dynamic - MG 428

Course Objectives

  1. Classify the types of teamwork and the importance
  2. Definitions of team in an organization
  3. All the theories involved in teamwork and teambuilding
  4. Employee performance in an organization
  5. Compensations and benefits for employees
  6. Employee relations

Course Content

  • Teams in Organizations: Facts and Myths
  • Performance and Productivity: Team Performance Criteria and Threats to Productivity
  • Rewarding Teamwork: Compensation and Performance Appraisals
  • Designing the Team: Tasks, People, and Processes
  • Team Identity, Emotion, and Development
  • Sharpening the Team Mind: Communication and Collective Intelligence
  • Team Decision Making: Pitfalls and Solutions
  • Conflict in Teams: Leveraging Differences to Create Opportunity
  • Creativity: Mastering Strategies for High Performance
  • Networking, Social Capital, and Integrating across Teams
  • Leadership: Managing the Paradox
  • Interteam Relations: Competition and Cooperation
  • Teamwork via Information Technology: Teaming across

Recommended Text:

Leigh L. Thompson. Making the Team, 5thEdition. Pearson Prentice Hall. 2013

Harris &Sherblom. Small Group and Team Communication, 5th Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall. 2011

W. Gibb Dryer, JR Jeffrey. Team Building: Proven Strategies for Improving Team Performance, 5th Edition, John Wiley, 2013

Syllabus