Team Building in Organizations

Course Code: MS 232                            L-3                                                             Credits-3



Objectives: This course offers to teach students the importance of raising groups and turning them into passionate teams in organizations. It gives understanding of how individuals as team players must behave to sustain teams.


Course Contents


Unit I

Workgroup Vs. Teams: Transforming Groups to Teams; Types of Teams; Stages of Team Building and its Behavioral Dynamics; Team Role; Interpersonal Processes; Goal Setting and Problem Solving.

            (10 Hours)



Unit II

Interpersonal Competence & Team Effectiveness: Team Effectiveness and Important Influences on Team Effectiveness. Role of Interpersonal Competence in Team Building; Measuring Interpersonal Competence FIRO-B, Context; Goals; Team Size; Team Member Roles and Diversity; Norms; Cohesiveness; Leadership, Measuring Team Effectiveness.

       (10 Hours)



Unit III

Communication and Creativity: Communication Process; Communication Effectiveness & Feedback; Fostering Team Creativity; Delphi Technique; Nominal Group Technique; Traditional Brain Storming; Electronic Brain Storming, Negative Brain Storming.

 (10 Hours)



Unit IV

Role of Leaders in Teams: Supporting Teams; Rewarding Team Players; Role Allocation; Resource Management for Teams; Selection of Team Players; Leaders as Facilitators, Mentors; Developing Collaboration in Teams: Functional and Dysfunctional Cooperation and Competition; Interventions to Build Collaboration in Organizations; Social Loafing, Synergy in Teams, Self-Managed Teams.

            (12 Hours)



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Hello Readers! I am Sonam Sachdeva and I am an Author, Lecturer, and yes, now a Blogger. I have a rich experience of 4 years in teaching core Management subjects to more than 1000 students. I have done MBA and BBA from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, PGDIBO from IGNOU and ACM (HRM) from AIMA. I have also qualified UGC NET & JRF. I am presently empanelled as an Assistant Professor at Delhi University, New Delhi. I have attended various National and International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops. I have written several research papers, case studies and book reviews which have been published in reputed International and National journals. I was a rank holder in my post-graduation and graduation and was a scholar at school. Moreover, I have been an active recruiter in the institutions I served. I am a member of All India Management Association and Delhi Management Association. Teaching is my passion and I hope that through this blog, I will help you become expert in some of the most demanding subjects in Management. I hope that you will like the stuff. For any queries, write at: Enjoy reading... Sonam Sachdeva

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