Teams and Groups

International Journal of Applied Management (ISSN: 1742-2590) Volume 1 Issue 1

Professor Bob Haigh & Professor D. S. Morris


Organisations are created because the goals and objectives, which they are seeking to secure, are beyond the capability and capacity of any one individual to attain. Thus, organisations represent the means through which collective effort in pursuit of a range of discrete and interrelated ends are sought. Those ends are the outcomes of processes and processes are conducted and managed through the collective endeavours of individuals acting in concert. Hence, all organisations have recourse to the utilisation of groups. For organisation managers this means that they must:

Although groups are an ever-present feature in all organisations, not all groups are alike.

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