He has asked Charles to lead the team in finalizing marketing and branding plans. He has asked Teri to give him notes outlining her plans for new technologies. He acknowledges their individual success but really wants them to work as a team to create greater success. Teams are groups of two or more people who interact and influence each other. They are mutually accountable for achieving common objectives, and perceive themselves as a social entity within the organization. (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005)
Organizational Culture and ethics
In the scenario Michelle had a conversation ith Greg concerning the SOA and the requirements that had to be met. She mentioned that if they do this IPO thing, they would have to disclose financial statements to the SEC before the offering and be accountable for their accuracy. Ethics refers to the study of moral principles or values that determine whether actions are right or wrong and outcomes are good or bad. The right thing to do in this scenario is to move forward with disclosing everything. .(McShane & Von Glinow, 2005)
Teamwork through Trust, Cooperation, and Cohesiveness
In the scenario Michelle is discussing the possibility of getting into cancer research.
Teri dismissed her by stating that they were not there to debate research focus. Teri was focused on herself and her job instead of the company in itself. There was no sense of Cohesiveness. Coheseiveness helps bring the team out of the group. There is no I but a We factor to it.
Teams are groups of two or more people who interact and influence each other. They are mutually accountable for achieving common objectives, and perceive themselves as a social entity within the organization. (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005)
McShane, S. L., & Von Glinow, M. (2004). Organizational behavior: Emerging realities for the workplace. New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies. View More »