Teamwork and Communications

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.
  9. Discuss the role of communication in the design of the RAZR cell phone.
  10. Define communication and discuss the ways in which organizations benefit from effective communication.
  11. Discuss the nature of communications in an organizational setting, including communication flows, channels, and networks.
  12. Explain barriers to communication, and discuss the most common types of barriers to group communication.
  13. Explain the do’s and don’ts of business e-mails.
  14. Describe the process followed to create and deliver successful presentations.
  15. Learn how to write clear, concise memos.

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