DescriptionTeams are a key element of most organisations and are central to effective organisational performance. Teams can take
many shapes or forms, can be created for a variety of objectives, and can be put in place for a variety of durations, ranging
from a few hours to permanent.
This unit covers various aspects of team work, including group dynamics and processes, team design, team effectiveness,
personality and diversity in teams, shared mental models, and virtuality. Students will be introduced to the latest research
and insights in these areas and have opportunities to apply their learning in practice in class exercises and assignments.
The unit prepares the students to be able to provide effective guidance to organisations regarding team work design, team
composition and team processes.