Team organizations

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Tompkins defines Organizational communication as “the study of sending and receiving messages that create and maintain a system of consciously coordinates activities or forces of two or more persons.” (Michael B. Salwen, 1996) There is a lot a person earns achieving a goal, but more can be achieved when working in a team. Organizations seem to have this idea in mind. Eighty three percent of businesses reported the fact that they work in teams. Organizations practicing business communication in a team is dated to ancient times. Today we look at teams in organizations from a leader’s perspective to study the role or a leader and how they contribute to the effectiveness of a team. “You cannot build a great team without great players. That is a fact. As the saying goes, “You can loose with good players, but you cannot win without them.” So there are two choices- train them or trade them.” (Maxwell, 2002) A team starts with a leader which is a valuable player in a team. It is the leader who arranges teams and regardless of the level of experience in a team an individual has, they can contribute with endless qualities of talent a creation of masterpiece. The role of a leader involves many responsibilities. Coach your team, and communicate with them. Encourage your team to work hard and establish high standards. Reward the team when their performance is over the top. Manage diversity and team effectiveness to improve the organization. Building a team is not an easy task. A leader first needs to find a purpose or reason to build a team. The reason could be to create a product or new service for a company. Once the idea is set, a leader needs to arrange the perfect team. It is important to arrange a team with a range of talents, an... ... middle of paper ... ...c. (2005). Building Effective Teams. Chicago: Dearborn Trade Publishing. Gorman, T. (2011). MBA Basics 3rd edition. New York: Penguin Group. Maxwell, J. C. (2002). The 17 essential Qualities of a team player - becoming the kind of person every team wants. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers. Nigro, N. (2003). The Everything coaching and mentoring book- how to increase productivity, foster talent, and encourage success. Avon: Adams Media Corporation. Duygulu, E., & Çıraklar, N. (2009). EFFECTS OF LEADERSHIP ROLES ON TEAM EFFECTIVENESS. Ege Academic Review, 9(2), 389-400. Ebrahim, N., Ahmed, S., & Taha, Z. (2009). Virtual Teams: a Literature Review. Australian Journal Of Basic & Applied Sciences, 3(3), 2653-2669. Russ, F., & Allan B., D. (1999). A Model for Team-Based Organization Performance. The Academy Of Management Executive (1993-2005), 13(3), 36-49.
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