· Present a discussion of what team is. What type(s) of team do you have in your organization?
· What is meant by the “internal processes” of a team? Why is it important to manage both the internal processes and external opportunities/constraints of a team?
· What are some effective strategies for enhancing successful team performance? How can these strategies help to decrease threats to team performance and motivation?
· Have you experienced social loafing or free riding in a team setting? What could have been done or can be done to avoid these effects?
· Discuss the key advantages and disadvantages to an incentive pay system. Within an incentive pay system, what are the advantages and disadvantages to rewarding team members in terms of their competencies? In terms of their results?