For the Unit VIII Essay, you are an external industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist hired by a manufacturing company to implement the team concept with all production employees (800 employees) and managers (100 managers). Company ABC wants you to create a program that addresses the criteria below. Create an organizational structure for the 800 employees and 100 managers that utilize teams.

How will the 800 employees be implemented into teams? How many teams will each manager be responsible for? Identify the types of teams selected and qualities utilized for team members. Create a training program that you will train the employees and managers on (any topic you believe is valuable for them). How will you ensure that the participants are able to understand and apply the training knowledge in the workplace? How will you assess the effectiveness of your training program after it has been completed? How will you evaluate the effectiveness of the team concept after implementation?

Your paper should be a minimum of three pages in length. Use your textbook and at least one outside resource to support your essay. All sources, including the textbook, must be cited and referenced according to APA Style.