Important Decision Making Endeavors For The Organization

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Members of the in-group will likely be given extra responsibility and asked to participate in important decision making endeavors pertaining to the organization. Despite the disadvantages including too many people, too many ideas and too many “experts”, teamwork can be beneficial for an organization if the team members have the same goal in mind. Working as a team creates the opportunity for more ideas, a supportive environment, foster communication between members and enhance work-based relationship (FAA Human Factors, 2007). Based on the experiences I have had with teams, I completed Self-Assessment #1 in Chapter 8, titled “Assessing Teamwork in Your Group” (Lussier & Achua, 2013, p. 281), realizing the team that I once worked with is considered an effective team, scoring 11 out of a possible 12. Being a member of this effective team, over time, we overcame the lack of trust, fear of conflict, lack of commitment and lack of accountability to become a team that shared our goals, ambitions all while maintaining close interpersonal relationships and completing the task at hand. Even though our team operated as a “well oiled machine”, the organizational climate did not encourage creativity. Prior to completing Self-Assessment #2 in Chapter 8, titled “Assessing the Climate for Creativity” (Lussier & Achua, 2013, p. 289), I saw the lack of support pertaining to this topic, which was one of the largest factors for why I left that organization. Despite educational degree or
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