Case Study Analysis

Groups and Teams Paper
John Franks
June 11, 2010
Dr. Paul Mahajan
University of Phoenix

Groups and Teams
The individuals of a business are considered to be the face of the company. Employees working together in teams are considered to be more productive, than a single employee. A team can have less stress to worry about than one person attempting to handle all the work. Bringing individuals together to form a high-performance team can help in insuring a company maintains their clientele. Groups are able to be high performance teams through collaboration. Groups that collaborate have better communication and are able to complete projects at a more efficient rate. A high performance team is not based on a hierarchy of individuals.
Version of a team
According to the website (2011), [“High performance teams are expensive to maintain, difficult to build, adaptive, and glorious to see.”] Aversion of a high performance team is able to be seen through University of Phoenix. Students of University of Phoenix are required to form learning teams; every learning team is required to have a team charter. Charters are made to lay down the guidelines of the group similar to that of a code of conduct. The first step of building a high performance team is the acceptance and development of the charter. The creation of the charter is a team activity that requires the input and agreement of all team members.
International business groups
The elements that are key in the development of a high performance team is having the resources to create the team; money, individuals, time, space and materials. These items are necessary in developing a team within a company. A business that is global has to understand that all its employees are part of the team. A code of conduct that is in effect in one area must also be in effect in another. The company also must consider the cultural differences of other nations. Individuals have different...