Managing Groups and Teams

At this point in the course, you have a firm knowledge of organizational behavior and its relation to organizational success. You have also gained an understanding of managing individuals. You will be introduced to the concepts of groups and teams and how to manage them. As you read, focus on what defines a group and a team. What are the differences? What are the similarities? Are all groups the same? What are the cross-cultural influences on groups? Finally, what are the stages of group development?