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Teamwork Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. This working relationship exist when top management centralizes an activity to which a large number of other units must gain access.

2. On this leader role exhibiting social and political awareness - caring for team members - and building trust.

3. A third party who intervenes to help others manage their conflict.

4. On this leader role influencing team members - as well as obtaining external support for teams.

5. What are the three categories of team effectiveness?

6. This working relationship involve auditing before the fact.

7. Teams that make or do things like manufacture - assemble - sell - or provide service.

8. Groups that have no managerial responsibilities.

9. On this stage of team develoment groups that deterioate go through this stage.

10. On this stage of team develoment the group channels its energies into performing its task.

11. A style of dealing with conflict involving strong focus on ones own goals and little or no concern for the other peson's goals.

12. Autonomous work groups in which workers are trained to do all or most of the jobs in a unit - have no immediate supervisor - and make decisions previously made by first-line superisors.

13. Higher-level goals taking priority over specific individual or group goals.

14. On this leader role seeking information from managers - peers - and specialists - and investigating problems systematically.

15. An individual who has more advanced job-related skills and abilities than other group members possess.

16. On this stage of team develoment temporary groups go through this stage (also called terminating stage).

17. Teams that operate separately from the regular work structure - and exist temporarily.

18. Teams that coordinate and give direction to the subunits inder their jurisdiction and integrate work among subunits.

19. This working relationship is created when teams with problems call on centralized sources of expert knowledge.

20. A style of dealing with conflict emphasizing both cooperation and assertiveness in order to maximize both parties satisfaction.

21. Working less hard and being less productive when in a group.

22. Teams that are physically dispersed and communicate electronically more than face-to-face.

23. Voluntary groups of people drawn from various production teams who make suggestions about quality.

24. On this stage of team development hostilities and conflict arise - and people jockey for positions of power and status.

25. On this stage of team develoment group members attempt to lay the grounds rules for what types of behavior are acceptable.

26. A team strategy that entails making decisions with the team and then informing outsiders of its intentions.

27. A team member who keeps abreast of current developments and provides the team with relevant information.

28. What are the six different working relationships?

29. On this leader role delegating authority - being flexible regarding team decisions - and coaching.

30. The process of working collaboratively with a group of people in order to achieve a goal.

31. A team strategy that requires team members to interact frequently with outsiders - diagnose their needs - and experiment with solutions.

32. Shared beliefs about how people should think and behave.

33. This working relationship develop when people not directly in the chain of command evaluate the methods and performances of other teams.

34. What are the six stages of team development of a group?

35. Groups that control decisions about and execution of a complete range of tasks.

36. Involve intermediaries between teams.

37. A small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose - set of performance goals - and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.

38. Individual who develops and maintains team harmony.

39. Work groups composed of mulinational members whose activities span muliple countries.

40. The degree to which a group is attractive to its members - members are motivated to remain in the group - and members influence one another.

41. A style of dealing with conflict involving cooperation on behalf of the other party but not being assertive about ones own interest.

42. Teams that work on long-term projects but disband once the work is completed.

43. Working harder when in a group than when working alone.

44. Groups that make decisions about managing and carrying out major production activities but get outside support for quality control and maintenance.

45. A team strategy that entails simultaneously emphasizing internal team building and achieving external visibility.

46. Different sets of exceptions for how different individuals should behave.

47. Teams with the responsibilities of autonomous work groups - plus control over hiring - firing - and deciding what tasks members perform.

48. A style of dealing with conflict involing moderate attention to both parties concerns.

49. On this stage of team develoment group members agree on their shared goals - and norms and closer relationships develop.

50. This working relationship emerge as materials are passed from one group to another.