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Ch 15: CEOE Business Education: Work Groups and Teams

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Verify your grasp on issues surrounding work groups and teams by examining the videos in this chapter. You'll be well-prepared for any related items that surface when you're taking the CEOE Business Education test.

CEOE Business Education: Work Groups and Teams - Chapter Summary

The engaging videos in this chapter can help you learn different types of teams within a business organization. The text lessons point out key terms that pertain to work groups in bold print for easy identification during your review. These lessons can help you prepare for CEOE Business Education questions on these topics:

  • Differences between a group, mob and team
  • Functional, cross-functional and self-directed work teams
  • Stages of group development
  • Various types of team building
  • Definition of groupthink
  • Different kinds of conflict occurring within groups

Revisit any particular part of a video lesson in no time by using the convenient video tags. To double-check your grip on any lesson you can take a readily available practice quiz.

Objectives of the CEOE Business Education: Work Groups and Teams Chapter

The CEOE Business Education test is used to determine if someone has the degree of knowledge that's needed to be a certified business teacher in Oklahoma. The first section of the exam, entitled the Business Management subarea, is the exam portion that deals with work groups. This area makes up 25% if the test. Most of the questions in this subarea are multiple-choice, but this section is also home to the test's single constructed-response question as well. You can use the chapter exam found with these lessons to practice answering the types of questions you'll find on test day.

6 Lessons in Chapter 15: CEOE Business Education: Work Groups and Teams
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Groups, Mobs & Teams in Organizations

1. Groups, Mobs & Teams in Organizations

Why do some organizations work together better than others? It turns out that not all groups are teams, and not all teams are groups. This lesson explains the different categories of employees found in organizations, including groups, mobs, and teams.

Types of Work Teams: Functional, Cross-Functional & Self-Directed

2. Types of Work Teams: Functional, Cross-Functional & Self-Directed

Teams have become a popular way of organizing employees in organizations. This lesson identifies three different types of work teams: functional, cross-functional and self-directed teams.

Stages of Group Development: Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing & Adjourning

3. Stages of Group Development: Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing & Adjourning

Managers must be able to recognize and understand group behavior at its various stages. This lesson explains Tuckman's five stages of group development, including forming, storming, norming, performing and adjourning.

Becoming a Cohesive Group: Using Team Building to Increase Group Cohesion

4. Becoming a Cohesive Group: Using Team Building to Increase Group Cohesion

Have you ever wondered why some groups seem to work better together than others? In this lesson you will learn what it means to be a cohesive group and how team building activities can be used to increase group cohesion.

Groupthink: Definition & Examples

5. Groupthink: Definition & Examples

Some groups are quick to make decisions to maintain cohesion, but this can be a critical mistake to make. This lesson explains the concept of groupthink using the Challenger explosion as an example.

Team Conflict and the Work Process

6. Team Conflict and the Work Process

Conflict is inevitable in groups, which is why managers must understand it. In this lesson you will learn about the reasons why teams may encounter conflict while working together.

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