Team Cohesiveness Results

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In today’s competitive business world, where all the companies are trying to find ways to improve the success percentage of project, employees become an integral and important part of any project. Many researches are also being conducted to find means to increase the project productivity. To improvise the project outcome in specifically IT industry, we wanted to study the effect of Team cohesiveness on the final outcome of a project. For such study, we carried out an interview with employees of different organization and collected the responses of 11 employees from various IT companies to avoid skewness and also to ensure that the data was an even representation of characteristics of the entire population. The sampling technique we used was…show more content…
One of the most booming industries in this world is surely IT sector which has the most number of employees from diverse cultures. Such a big industry seems to be the best base for the analysis regarding the team cohesiveness and its impact as it provides the wide range of opinion from the people of varied background. This research report focuses to study the impact of team cohesiveness on the outcome of a project for analyzing the relationship between team cohesiveness and project outcome. To study the effect of team cohesiveness on the project outcome, we collect the data from interviews which gives the factors related to cohesiveness which impact the project end status. The objective of the study is to improve the project outcome by optimizing the variables. Independent Variable: Team Cohesiveness Dependent Variable: Project outcome The research report provides us the factors of cohesiveness which impacts the project outcome. Since team cohesiveness is the independent variable and project outcome is dependent variable which defines that team cohesiveness varies independently with different factors which in turn impacts the project outcome either as success or as…show more content…
Theoretically, group cohesiveness has come to play an important role in the study of group dynamics. Four factors affect team cohesion: a clear role for team members, willingness to make personal sacrifices for the team, the quality of communication between team members, and shared goals for the team (Jarvis, 2006). Numerous studies have shown a positive correlation between team cohesion and success. To have team cohesion there must be an effective team climate (Anshel, 2003). This climate is the atmosphere, environment, and perceived conditions and interrelationships among team members. Team climate is a psychological construct, a value judgment made by the players. The research literature consistently supported that more group cohesiveness are more effective in achieving organizational performance (Shaw, 1981). This notion had been duplicated in a study conducted by Dorfman & Stephan
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