Team Management

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Course Code                          :           BHRM 31522

Course Title                           :           Team Management

Status                                      :           Optional

Credit Rating                         :           2

Semester                                 :           First

Aim                                         : To provide exposure to essential theories and concepts for analyzing, understanding, managing and working in groups.

Learning Outcomes               : On completion of this course unit, the student should be able to;

  • Identify the basic nature of groups and teams
  • Describe and explain the dynamics of group or team formation
  • Describe various types of groups
  • Explain the implications of research  in the practice of team management
  • Analyze the current emerging trends associated with the practice of group work

 

Course Content                     : Introduction to Teams; what is a team and a group, teams vs groups, types of teams, model of team effectiveness. Team Composition/ Team Roles; Belbin’s team roles. Stages of team development. Team Leadership; what is team leadership, shared leadership model. Task-Related Issues; mission, goals, objectives and norms of teams. Relationship-Oriented Issues; team communication, team relationships. Team Decision Making; team decision making methods. Managing Conflicts within a Team; what is a team conflict, identifying team conflict, causes of team conflict, dealing with team conflict. Types of Teams; high performance work teams, self managed work teams, virtual teams. Team Building Techniques.

Method of Teaching

and Learning                         : Lectures, Discussions, Assignments, Case analysis

 

Assessment                              : End-semester examinations, Assignments, Quizzes, Presentations, Team project.

Recommended Readings      :

Belbin, R. M. (2004). Management Teams: Why they Succeed or fail. Butterworthheineman, London.

Gignac, F. (2008). Building Successful Virtual Teams. Artech House. UK.

Lawrence, H. (2008). Managing Teams. McGraw Hill, UK

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