Working together effectively for attainment of a common goal is the manifest aspect of teamwork and in this paper, we will attempt to explore the various facets of effective team work which makes or breaks an organization. We will reflect upon individual concepts of team dynamics using the case of Levi Strauss and Company and their experience with self-managed teams. Levis Strauss & Co. is the largest maker of brand-name clothing in the world.
We will first cover
In 1992, Levis Strauss and Co. underwent a major organizational restructuring in an effort to reduce their operating costs and increase productivity. They changed their employee compensation structure from a piece-rate system to a self-managed... View More »