Use of TEAM BUILDING as an OD intervention technique in modern organisations : LUSENET : work teams : One Thread

I am giving you a brief out line of my proposed study on team building

Title - a study in the use of teambuilding as an od intervention technique in modern organisations.

Objectives of the study-

a. to identify the various types of teams existing in modern orgns. b. to analyse the various stages of teambuilding in the sampled orgns c. to identify the characteristics and limitations which affect optimum team performance d. to analyse the effect of leadership on team effectiveness in the sampled orgns e. to analyse the reasons for the failure of teams and derive the solution for a successful team f. to study the role played by external consultant in team development g. to discuss various means of team compensation and performance appraisal of team members in current practise h. to study theresistance to team formation and ways to overcome these i. to identify the ways to create productive team culture ni the sampled orgns j. to analyse the structure of teams and thier weaknesses in the sampled orgns

In view of the above objectives the hypothesis will be tested-

a. a demanding performance challenge tends to creat a team b. the disciplined application of team basics is often overlooked c. team performance opportunity exists in all parts of the orgn d. teams at the top are the most difficult e. most orgns intrinsically prefer individual over team accountabilityhigh performance teams are extremely rare f. hierarchy and teams go together almost as well as teams and performance


a. sample size ten pvt sector industries and ten govt/public sector units

Technique for selecting sample size- stratified random sampling with an effort to include manpower industries

Data collection- primary source andsecondary source from empolyees at all levels of theorgn

Methods: questionnaire method, structured personal interview and by non participant observation

Technique of analysis- likert's five point scale, mean and sd score and ccrrelation, stepwise multiple regression,t-test, f-test,will be used to test hypothesis

Please comment on the above format and also help me in-

a. designing a questionnaire b. help me in improving the methodology c. finding web sites which can help me in the research d. provide me with previous studies e. provide me with articles which may help me.

regards -Suryakant Sharma -------------------------------------------------------------------

-- suryakant sharma (, February 12, 2000


some one has suggested that the scope of the study is too vast. any comments


-- suryakant sharma (, February 17, 2000.

see my site teamwork for offsite groups

-- direndranath (, July 11, 2000.

I am glad to know that you are persuaing a Research study on Teambuilding. Please let me know whether you have completed it. It appears to be interesting.

I am also a student doing part time research study on OD intervention. Pls reply.

-- s.siva subramanian (, March 22, 2002.

Hello Sir, I am doing my post graduation in HRD.. and OD is our main subject.i have also taken training in one organization..i request you to tell me specifically about your reseach. because it will also help me and i also want to contribute something in your research..Hope you will do that.. Thanking you.

-- Chaitali.Y.Shastri (, September 29, 2002.

i am a student of MA IIand doing a project on OD intervention in a hospital.i have gone though your study and would like to have some more information about it such as : when the study was conducted (year), the name of the organization where it was conducted,the outcome of the study in brief.i would also like to know the previous study if you have any.meanwhile i am also searching for the studies already done in this field.hopefully, i will be able to send it to you in 4,5 days.thanks & pl reply soon.

-- nasreen baig (, January 31, 2003.

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