TEAM BUILDING IN ORGANIZATIONS- TABLE OF CONTENTS

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION  
·        Group – Meaning

·        Team – Meaning

·        Characteristics of a team

·        Difference between a group and a team

·        Distinction between a team and a traditional work group

·        “All teams are groups but not all groups are teams”. Explanation

·        Strengths of a team

·        Limitations of a team

·        Types of teams

·        Permanent and Temporary Teams

·        Stages of team building and it’s behavioral dynamics

·        Belbin’s team roles

·        Review questions

 
CHAPTER 2: GOAL SETTING AND PROBLEM SOLVING  
·        Meaning of goal and goal setting

·        Advantages of goal setting

·        Limitations of goal setting

·        Types of goals

·        Effective techniques in goal setting for organizations

·        Developing SMART goals

·        Explanation of what is problem solving

·        Six-thinking hats model of problem solving

·        Deming’s cycle of problem solving

·        Fish-bone model of problem solving/cause-effect model of problem solving.

·        Review questions

 
CHAPTER 3: IMPORTANT INFLUENCES ON TEAM EFFECTIVENESS  
·        Context

·        Team size

·        Team members roles

·        Team Diversity

·        Norms

·        Cohesiveness

·        How to build your best team

·        FIRO-B

·        Review questions

 
CHAPTER 4: LEADERSHIP  
·        Leadership: Meaning

·        Characteristics of Leadership

·        Importance of Leadership

·        Difference between a leader and a manager

·        Different Styles of Leadership

·        Leadership Myths

·        Leadership theories

·                    Blake and Mouton’s Managerial Grid

·                    Hersey Blanchard Model

·                    Likert’s Management System

·                    Fiedler’s Contingency Model

·                    Continuum of Leadership Behaviour

·                    Transactional Leadership Theory

·                    Transformational Leadership Theory

·                    Leadership-Member Exchange (LMX) Theory

·                    Trait Theory of Leadership

·                    Great Man Theory of Leadership

·                    House’s Path Goal Theory

·        Review questions

 
CHAPTER 5: COMMUNICATION  
·        Communication: Meaning

·        Importance of Communication

·        Communication Process and its components

·        Types of Communication

·        Channels of Communication

·        Difference between Formal and Informal Communication

·        Barriers to communication

·        Review questions

 
CHAPTER 6: FOSTERING TEAM CREATIVITY  
·        Meaning of creativity

·        The creative process Model

v    Robert W Olsen ‘DO IT’ Process of creativity

v    Wallis’ model of the Creative process

·        Characteristics of creative people

·        Checklist to help leaders create an environment that will foster creativity and innovation within the teams

·        Techniques to foster team creativity

·                    Delphi technique

·                    Nominal group technique

·                    Traditional brainstorming

·                    Electronic brainstorming

·                    Negative brainstorming

·        Review questions

 
CHAPTER 7: ROLE OF LEADERS IN TEAMS  
·        Role of leader in team

·        Mintzberg’s management roles: Identifying the roles Leader/Managers play in a team

·        Clarity of roles within a team

·        Preventing fall outs in a team

·        Team failures- Why teams fail and how to overcome it

·        Selection of team players

·        Team relationships

·        Rewarding your team: learning why “Thank You” is so Vital

·        Facilitation skills for team leaders

·        Six-step problem-solving process and role of a facilitator in problem solving

·        Leader as a Mentor

·        Social loafing

·        Self-managed teams

·        Functional and dysfunctional teams

·        Review questions

 
CHAPTER 8: CONFLICTS, COLLABORATION AND SYNERGY IN TEAMS  
·        Interpersonal competence

·        Conflicts in teams

·        Collaboration in teams

·        Synergy in Teams

·        Negative synergy

·        Review questions

 
CHAPTER 9: TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES  
·        Lighthouse Game

·        Pass the clay Game

·        Group Favorites Game

·        Survival Scenario

·        Road Map Game

·        Rope Knots Game

·        Turning letters into words game

 

 
END-TERM EXAM PAPERS

·        GGSIPU MBA IVth Semester                                        June, 2007

·        GGSIPU MBA IVth Semester                                        May, 2010

·        GGSIPU MBA IVth Semester                                        May, 2011

·        GGSIPU MBA IVth Semester                                        June, 2012

·        GGSIPU MBA IVth Semester                                        June, 2013

·        GGSIPU MBA IVth Semester                                        June, 2014

·        UPTU MBA IVth Semester                                                2006-07

 
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