UNITY IN THE WORKPLACE

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TEAMWORK TRAINING

Authors

  • Maria Helena Suprapto Widya Mandala Catholic University, Indonesia
  • Ellysa Verdyana Pelita Harapan University Surabaya, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32770/rbaos.vol215-24

Keywords:

teamwork, cohesiveness, teamwork training

Abstract

One way to increase group cohesiveness is to provide teamwork training. This study aims to determine the effectiveness of teamwork training in improving the cohesiveness of working groups. This study used quasi-experimental with one group of pre-test-post-test design. Group cohesiveness was measured by the Group Environment Questionnaire (GEQ) questionnaire. Teamwork training was followed by 12 employees who were less able to work in groups. Research data were processed by using a paired sample t-test. The result of this study indicates that teamwork training can improve the working group cohesiveness (T = -4.114, p <0.05). Teamwork training can improve team cohesiveness.

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Published

2020-03-19

How to Cite

Suprapto, M. H., & Verdyana, E. (2020). UNITY IN THE WORKPLACE: THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TEAMWORK TRAINING. Review of Behavioral Aspect in Organizations and Society, 2(1), 15-24. https://doi.org/10.32770/rbaos.vol215-24

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