Ch 4 Article - Diverse Teams in Organizations

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Ch 4 Article - Diverse Teams in Organizations
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Diverse Teams in Organizations
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  1. When diverse teams collaborate, what kind of information is discussed more?
    • Information that the group is typically already aware of.
    • Information that individuals might know isn't discussed as much.
  2. Bridging
    Connecting team members in some way that is meaningful to the particular team.
  3. How can team leaders bridge diversity in a team?
    Give the team superodinate or overarching goals that create more focus and promote more intense collaboration.
  4. Minority opinions and divergent thinking can lead to what?
    Enhanced performance
  5. What is important for minority opinions to be heard?
    Support from the team leader.
  6. Which types of diversity creates more tension and decreased performance?
    Demographic (age, education level, race, etc)
  7. Which type of diversity increases team performance?
    Underlying differences (cognitive style, values, beliefs, work ethic)

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