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1: Teamwork in Business

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  • Learning Objectives

    1. Define a team and describe its key characteristics.
    2. Explain why organizations use teams and describe different types of teams.
    3. Explain why teams may be effective or ineffective.
    4. Identify factors that contribute to team cohesiveness.
    5. Understand the importance of learning to participate in team-based activities.
    6. Identify the skills needed by team members and the roles that members of a team might play.
    7. Learn how to survive team projects in college (and actually enjoy yourself).
    8. Explain the skills and behaviors that foster effective team leadership.