Archive for April, 2010
Teams are created to gain the effectiveness of synergy. Synergy demonstrates that the total is greater than the sum of its parts. For example, suppose that three people work autonomously and generate one unit of production each. If they worked as a team they may produce four, five, or possibly six units. The synergy of an effective team has a return on investment that may be realized when everyone is performing well collectively.
The benefits to encouraging and supporting teams
Employees want to be included in decision-making processes that will impact their work. They want the opportunity to discuss and understand what they’re doing and why they’re doing it. Teams provide this opportunity along with the following benefits to organizations:
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The popularity of text messaging has boldly entered into today’s workplace. People who insisted that they would “never text!” have fallen victim to its emerging popularity. Its just not the teens and early 20′s crowd who are constantly pecking away at a QWERTY keyboard on their phones either. Whether it is a quick message to a co-workeer that you will be 5 minutes late for the meeting or a personal text to the office across the hall, individuals need to be aware of its implications.
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