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Behind the success and failure of teams lies team culture. But what exactly is culture? How and why does it contribute to success and failure? In this course, you learn how to recognize aspects of team culture of which most people are typically unaware. It is often these seemingly unimportant aspects that have the greatest effect on the outcomes of group tasks. Your recognition of them enables you to form, join and lead teams more effectively. You also come to appreciate the role of ritual and symbols in the daily operation of teams, as well as in situations of change and crisis. Knowledge of the ideas and information in this class enables you to be a better team player and a more effective team leader....
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Team BuildingCultural LearningLeadershipOrganizational Culture
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20 minutos para concluir

Course Overview

Behind the success and failure of teams lies team culture. But what exactly is culture? How and why does it contribute to success and failure? In this course, you learn how to recognize aspects of team culture of which most people are typically unaware. It is often these seemingly unimportant aspects that have the greatest effect on the outcomes of group tasks. Your recognition of them enables you to form, join and lead teams more effectively. You also come to appreciate the role of ritual and symbols in the daily operation of teams, as well as in situations of change and crisis. Knowledge of the ideas and information in this class enables you to be a better team player and a more effective team leader....
Reading
2 leituras
Reading2 leituras
Syllabus10min
Meet Dr. Greg Urban10min
Week
2
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2 horas para concluir

Why Culture Matters in Organizations

In this unit, we will begin by defining the "team" and then proceed to explore what enables teams to function, the role that culture plays in every team, and how "habitus" and "cultural fit" could affect our performance in specific teams. ...
Reading
13 vídeos (Total de 63 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video13 videos
1.2 What are Teams?5min
1.3 A Closer Look at Culture4min
1.4 Culture as Cultivation6min
1.5 Being Unaware of Culture4min
1.6 Expectations and Realities3min
1.7 The Little Cultural Things that Matter6min
1.8 Culture Shock5min
1.9 Habitus4min
1.10 Characteristic Ways of Speaking within the Team5min
1.11 What We Say Versus What We Do5min
1.12 Hiring and Cultural Fit4min
1.13 High Culture5min
Reading2 leituras
Shakespeare in the Bush by Laura Bohannan10min
Hiring as Cultural Matching: The Case of Elite Professional Service Firms10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Why Culture Matters in Organizations20min
Week
3
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2 horas para concluir

Crossing Cultural Boundaries

Sometimes we must take a step back and view cultural differences from perspectives different from what we're used to. Cultural boundaries exist everywhere. Differences can be found within one culture as well. Have you ever considered that a smile isn't just a simple natural response? In this unit we delve deeper into culture and the differences amongst various cultures, including corporate culture. ...
Reading
12 vídeos (Total de 59 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video12 videos
2.2 Why Police Boundaries4min
2.3 Culture in Motion4min
2.4 Golden Arches East4min
2.5 The Art of Smiling5min
2.6 The Right to Fire4min
2.7 The Law of Jante5min
2.8 Cultural Relativity and Ethnocentrism4min
2.9 Avoid Stereotyping5min
2.10 A Checklist of Little Differences for Business4min
2.11 Gestures as Boundary Marker4min
2.12 Corporate Personhood4min
Reading2 leituras
Crossing Cultural Boundaries10min
Cultural Relativity & Moral Judgments10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Corporations in Culture20min
Week
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2 horas para concluir

Team Rituals and Symbols

Rituals and symbols can be found in every team. They can evoke affect, or feeling, as you will see. Speech, or stories have symbolic meaning too and can do wonders to motivate a group of individuals. In this unit we will examine a number of rituals and symbols, as they exist in their various forms, and discover the way in which they are utilized in teams. ...
Reading
12 vídeos (Total de 61 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video12 videos
3.2 Team Mascots5min
3.3 The Concept of the Symbol4min
3.4 Transference of Affective Quality4min
3.5 The Motivational Video4min
3.6 People as Symbols4min
3.7 The Pragmatics of Motivational Speech6min
3.8 Symbolic Meaning of Stories4min
3.9 Instrumental Symbols: The Gavel5min
3.10 Individual and Collective Rituals5min
3.11 Types of Rituals in Business5min
3.12 Initiation, Enhancement, and Group Worship6min
Reading2 leituras
Symbols10min
Rituals & Culture10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Rituals & Symbols in Organizational Culture20min
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por LMJun 9th 2018

It was so good! Good information regarding team culture, how you can create and how it affects your daily work- / personal life. A good teacher aswell! :)

por JNMay 13th 2018

Very illustrative with excellent examples. The teacher connects anthropological concepts to common situations in business teams and business decisions.

Instrutores

Greg Urban, Ph.D.

Professor
Anthropology

Sobre University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Culture-Driven Team Building

Master the strategies and tools that enable you to form, join and lead teams more effectively. In this five-course specialization, you learn how to: · Recognize aspects of team culture · Draw out the collective wisdom of diverse teams · Handle conflict · Establish common ground rules · Maximize team performance · Create a team culture of continuous learning The program culminates in a capstone project in which you apply the skills you learned. You observe, diagnose and make recommendations to solve a team culture problem in a real-world case provided by N2Growth, a global consultancy focused on cultural transformation and leadership development....
Culture-Driven Team Building

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