Working in a Team Environment: Definition & Skills


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Team members can have different tasks, as long as they all have the same _____.

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1. Which of the following is NOT one of Hackman's dimensions of team effectiveness?

2. Which of the following is NOT part of the definition of a team?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of working in a team environment. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include Hackman's dimensions of team effectiveness and the factor(s) that can undermine a positive team environment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Task variation in teams
  • Hackman's dimensions of team effectiveness
  • The defining factors of a team
  • Factor(s) that can undermine a positive team environment
  • Team effectiveness and diversity

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on working in a team environment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding task variation in workplace teams and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding diversity and team effectiveness
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the factor(s) that can undermine a positive team environment

Additional Learning

To learn more about teams in the workplace, review the accompanying lesson titled 'Working in a Team Environment: Definition & Skills.' This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define a team as it relates to the workplace
  • Detail the five major criteria for an effective team
  • Relate the three major dimensions of Hackman's theory of team effectiveness
  • Tell the ways a positive team environment may be undermined
  • Understand the purpose and function of teams in a workplace environment