Describe how the concerns of a team leader differ when leading a virtual team from a more standard team.
Ad hoc teams are:
|not used in teams.|
|not widely practiced.|
Project teams are:
|not used in a matrix organization.|
|not widely practiced.|
Which step in the design of a temporary team may consist of drawing a vertical line that represents total work requirements and priorities, marking the point that represents where the team assignments rank as priority activity, and having each person write down the amount of time they are willing to commit to the work of the team over a month’s time?
|Developing a realistic priority level|
|Formulating operating guidelines|
What is the widely used personality assessment tool that places people in one of four personality dimensions?
_________ prefer to act as members of groups such as China, Japan, Indonesia, and West Africa.
What types of teams are assembled with individuals from different locations with much greater diversity of cultures, languages, and business functions?
What was the major difference between the high school science curriculum committee and the Atomic Energy Committee temporary team examples in your text?
|The pay scale|
|The team leader’s qualifications|
|The way the groups began|
|The level of education|
Which is the best type of communication for brainstorming, debating options, drawing concepts, or displaying and diagramming complex data?
Who typically has the final word when it comes to the decisions or actions taken by the temporary team?
|The team lead|
|The project manager|
Lack of trust and mutual understanding, violated expectations, lack of training and effective use of communication technologies, and lack of effective team leadership are examples of ______.
|common problems in traditional teams|
|indicative of team management style|
|not issues normally addressed in team building|
|common problems that afflict virtual teams|
- How can a better understanding of the cultural backgrounds and norms of team members help a team leader anticipate problems and prevent them in the initial team building session?
- Describe how the concerns of a team leader differ when leading a virtual team from a more standard team.
Dyer, W. G., Dyer, W. G., Jr., & Dyer, J. H. (2007). Team building: Proven strategies for
improving team performance (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass
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