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Prerequisites: MGT 6050
This MBA elective will further students' understanding of the benefits and challenges of using groups and teams to perform work in organizations. The class builds on the Team Foundations (MGT 6050) core class. This class will involve both substantial experiential and theoretical components. The class will cover topics including conflict management and resolution, information management, interpersonal communication, performance feedback, and the role of technology in groups. From a practical standpoint, the course will address common problems faced by groups, such as confronting non-performing individuals, designing reward structures for groups, overcoming weak leadership, managing differential commitment by members, and the effective use of technology to enhance member coordination and group work.