Self-Managed Work Teams

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SELF-MANAGED WORK TEAMS

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Human Resource Management

November 29th, 2012
CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION___________________________________________________________1

SELF-MANAGED WORK TEAMS DICIPLINES_________________________________2

LEADING A SELF-MANAGED WORK TEAMS_________________________________5

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CONVENTIONAL TEAMS AND SELF-MANAGED WORK TEAMS____________________________________________________________6

SUCCESS FACTORS OF SELF-MANAGED WORK TEAMS______________________8

ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF SELF-MANAGED WORK TEAMS____10

CONCLUSION___________________________________________________________13

REFERENCES____________________________________________________________14
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Training all team members in each other 's tasks is an important component of the self-managed work teams skill or practice set.

* Develop Critical Thinking Skills:
A self-managed work teams must critically evaluate its role in the organization, its charter, and its goals, its evolving norms of behavior, its performance, its successes and others. A self-managed work teams must always examining its processes, its environment and its results. The skills of critical thinking include identifying our mental models or assumptions, challenging the "context" within which the team operates imagining and exploring alternative realities, and becoming "reflectively skeptical."

* Become Self-Directed Learners:
Conventional work teams often depend upon the learning priorities set by management or the training office; self-managed work teams break this dependency and define for themselves what they need to know. Aside from learning their job, the team also learn to handle responsibility for identifying needed skills and knowledge essential for their and the company 's long-term success. The team assumes full responsibility for exploring what they must know and master next year, and the year after that, and the year after that. The self-managed work teams’ works with the training office to discover new methods and

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