Myths Of Selfdirected Teams

Myths are described as fiction, parables, stories, tradition, and, most appropriately, legends. According to the American College Dictionary, legends are "nonhistorical or unverifiable stories handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical [factual]." In other words, the legend is considered fact until disproved.

This same definition is at work in organizations. Organizational myths or legends are the truth for the people in the organization, who make decisions based on a combination of these myths and facts. Because myths lead to additional myths and subsequently to miseries, IS managers should recognize and prepare for them. Five myths appear most frequently in organizations implementing the team structure.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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