Unit 2 P1

Unit 2 P1

  • Submitted By: Rahwa
  • Date Submitted: 10/10/2013 2:24 AM
  • Category: Business
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P1- Describe different types of team and the benefits of teams for an organisation.In this task I am going to produce a fact-sheet that describes different types of teams and the benefits of teams for Thorpe Park.I am also going to explain the purpose of each team and if it is a permanent team or one that comes together for meetings.A team is agroup of individuals organised to work together dependently and supportively to meet their needs of their task by accomplishing a purpose and goals.Teams can be created for both long and short periods of time depending on what the project is.
The purpose of a team is to the team’s effectiveness, it allows team members to willingly work together to achieve common goal faster. To be sure that the team is getting involved towards the business’s goals, the team’s purpose must be aligned with the enterprise goals and objectives.
 The benefit of a team is it increases creativity, which will lead to new ideas and better results. Working in a team helps to create a bigger selection of better ideas than when one is working as an individual. It also increases employee satisfaction and faster job delivery.
The size of a team is very important when forming a team.It’s very important making sure that the size of the team is fit for it purpose, team shouldn’t be too big or too small. The optimumsize of a team is five. But it all depends on how many people there are for example a football team cannot have five players because a football team always have thirteen players. A team should always be an odd number because when decision making it will prevent deadlocks.
There are different types of teams these include:

Ø  Formal team
Ø  Informal team
Ø  Temporary team
Ø  Permanent team

Ø  Project related

A formal team is a team that has been set out a specific tasks or a group of tasks by their manager. This type of team is created for a specific purpose.Formal teams usually have rules and a clear expectation...

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