Essay on Team organizations

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Tompkins defines Organizational communication as “the study of sending and receiving messages that create and maintain a system of consciously coordinates activities or forces of two or more persons.” (Michael B. Salwen, 1996) There is a lot a person earns achieving a goal, but more can be achieved when working in a team. Organizations seem to have this idea in mind. Eighty three percent of businesses reported the fact that they work in teams. Organizations practicing business communication in a team is dated to ancient times. Today we look at teams in organizations from a leader’s perspective to study the role or a leader and how they contribute to the effectiveness of a team.
“You cannot build a great team without great players. That
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Speed, distance and boundaries are three other important aspects a leader needs to consider when building a team.
A team is a group of people organized to work together, but together doesn’t always mean face to face. Numerous businesses have several locations around the world which may work together to complete projects. Teams are formed in combinations of different organizations and/or departments among other companies. Some teams work virtually due to the distance that has taken place, but as said these teams are formed by leaders to complete projects, create products, and modify functions for the organization. “The individuals who will succeed and flourish will also be masters of change- adept at reorienting their own and others’ activities in untried directions to bring higher levels of achievement.” (Maxwell, 2002)
In a competitive market, virtual teams have responded to the needs of a rapid market, low costing due to the economic crisis and quick problem solving. Virtual teams are designed to connect or attach a range of talents and expertise of employees by eliminating the barrier of distance. Due to the economy companies encourage virtual teams to save on traveling costs.

Teams also come in different sizes. An effective team is neither too big nor too small. It is the role of a leader to arrange the perfect amount of people according to the amount of work that needs to be assigned. Leaders understand challenges and

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