Essay On Role Ambiguity

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1. What differentiates a group of people from a team? (100-125 words) A group is a collection of individuals who coordinate their individual efforts. On the other hand, at team is a group of people who share a common team purpose and a number of challenging goals. Members of the team are mutually committed to the goals and to each other. This mutual commitment also creates joint accountability which creates a strong bond and a strong motivation to perform. Without purpose and goals you cannot build a team. The purpose must be worthwhile and create a sense of doing something important together. The goals must be challenging and specific so that each member can understand how they contribute to the success of the team. 2. Explain why it is important to establish a clear team purpose. (75-100 words) Teams develop direction, motivation and momentum by collaboratively shaping a shared purpose.…show more content…
3. What are the implications of role ambiguity within a team framework and with regard to: a. Task achievement b. Team cohesion c. Personal achievement Implications of role ambiguity within a team framework and with regard to the following are: A. Task achievement - Will not be fulfilled if team members are unclear as to what is expected of them to do. No significant task can be accomplished without the help of other members. B. Team cohesion - Within the team, members typically specialise in deferent tasks. The purpose of a team is that each individual in the team brings a range of skills, knowledge, attitudes, aptitudes, personalities and priorities to the team. C. Personal achievement - The success of every individual is extricable bound to the success of the whole
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