Team Strategy Plan MGT/311 Version 1
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Team Strategy Plan
1. Complete the following table to address the creation of teams at Riordan Manufacturing.
Ability and personality of team members
Set limits on what members can do Teams perform better. Understand individual strengths and weaknesses Optimistic role on diversity Smaller teams are more effective Effective with just enough people to complete task Gives an option Allows to have high and low performing teams All members must share workload Delegate responsibility Allows teamwork
Performance based on skills and abilities of team members Individuals play multiple roles Only the most able and experiences have central role. Must focus on differences for higher level of effectiveness More people communicate less Larger team lacks accountability Mangers can make team to large. Direct threat to team morale when individuals lack participation Not suitable in self managed teams. Lack of functionality when there is not agreement on whom facilitates
Allocation of Roles and Diversity
Size of Teams
Leadership and Structure
2. Identify the team formation strategy that is most suitable for Riordan Manufacturing, and provide the rationale for the decision. Your response should be at least 100 words. The team formation strategy that is most suitable for Riordan Manufacturing is ability and personality of team members. By using the formation strategy to group teams by use of abilities and personality of team members there will be a consensus of knowledge, skills, and abilities of team members The production employees will have established employees and new employees it is important to have the right mix to create the most effective team. By use of grouping based on abilities and personality the workload will be distributed evenly so that
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