The role of a leader in organizing and leading a group is often misunderstood and, as a consequence, the group may not perform up to expectations, or it may spend a considerable amount of time dealing with dysfunctional group dynamics instead of the work to be accomplished. This short course addresses those issues by exploring the types of work groups, how they can be more effective, and how individuals can correct group dynamics and help the group achieve higher levels of performance.
An additional registration fee is required for all preconference short courses.
Who should attend?
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Identify the different types of work group structures and be able to predict the quality of work the group will produce
- Identify ways to correct dysfunctional group dynamics
- Create and maintain cooperation among team members, including cross-functional teams