HRM345-1403A-01 : Building Effective Teams

Part 1

Respond to the following: 500-700 words at least 2 scholarly references 

  • Explain at least 3 different types of work teams.
  • What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of each one?
  • Of the work teams you have chosen, is one type better than the others? Explain why.

Remaining competitive in a global economy frequently means moving from a national to a transnational organization. Developing teams that cross national boundaries is becoming a strategic business need.

Part 2

900-1200 words  at least 3 scholarly references 

Address the issues associated with having a transnational team with members who reside in multiple countries.

Respond to the following questions:

  • How would you determine team composition in a multinational team?
  • How will you address the diversity of cultures within the team?
  • Because the team will operate in a virtual existence, what structure and support will this team need to foster productivity?
  • How will you measure the success of the team?
  • What are the characteristics you will look for in a leader of this team?