University of Phoenix Material
Team Strategy Plan
1. Complete the following table to address the creation of teams at Riordan Manufacturing.
|Strategy |Strengths |Weaknesses |
| |Managers control who is put in what team |Efficiency of team member’s performance is |
|Capability and personality of team members |Set limits on what members can do |centered on skills and abilities to perform task.|
|Member Preferences |Manager considers employees preference for |Threat to team morale if member ...view middle of the document...
|Diversity of Members | | |
| |Diverse groups can lean on one another for |Members must focus on diversity to be innovative |
| |strength in other areas |not see it as a negative aspect |
| |Choice of small teams can be effective to |A teams size can be overwhelming and cause less |
|Size of Team |reach goal |communication |
| | | |
| |Managers can choose amount of members |A team that is too large is not accountable for |
| |needed to for specific tasks |goals or specific responsibilities. |
2. Identify the team formation strategy that is most suitable for Riordan Manufacturing, and provide the rationale for the decision. Your response should be at least 100 words.
Capability and personality of team members is the best strategy for forming teams because managers can pick people that are best fit for the position he or she works in and can find team motivated players who are also aware of each person’s capabilities. This will help production run properly and enhance the level of communication because people will know who to go to for questions on specific areas. Also high performing individuals can be put in teams that deal with complex projects while limited individuals can work in areas that are comfortable in and can still perform at a high...