Essays on Why Teams Dont Work Assignment

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The paper "Why Teams Don’ t Work" is a wonderful example of an assignment on management. Peer Review of Team Members for ALL their teamwork in this Trimester:   Team Member one Team Member one Team Member one Name and Student ID Click here to enter text. Click here to enter text. Click here to enter text. Participated in team discussions/meetings 4. Above-average contribution 5. Major (large) contribution 5. Major (large) contribution Helped keep the team focussed on tasks 3. Acceptable contribution 4. Above-average contribution 5. Major (large) contribution Regularly provided useful ideas 4. Above-average contribution 5. Major (large) contribution 4. Above-average contribution Met deadlines and schedules 5. Major (large) contribution 3. Acceptable contribution 4.

Above-average contribution Contributed data on an organization’ s needs, goals & strategies 4. Above-average contribution 4. Above-average contribution 5. Major (large) contribution Contributed to LFA 4. Above-average contribution 5. Major (large) contribution 4. Above-average contribution Contributed to project creativity and/or implementation and monitoring 4. Above-average contribution 4. Above-average contribution 5. Major (large) contribution Contributed fair share to the overall workload 5. Major (large) contribution 4. Above-average contribution 5. Major (large) contribution Quantity of work done on designated tasks 5. Major (large) contribution 5. Major (large) contribution 5. Major (large) contribution Quality of work done on the designated task 4. Above-average contribution 5. Major (large) contribution 5. Major (large) contribution TOTAL SCORE OUT OF 10 8 9 9 We made sure that our team was effective by making sure that all members synthesized their contributions adequately in order to make amends for the extra effort and time that consensus and coordination could take.

To facilitate the distribution of equity as well as contributions amongst the team members, we made sure that there was equality in the team. I had learned that a team whereby the members are ready to allocate the same number of hours and resources are inclined to perform more effectively as compared to a team where the contributions are not even.

In the team, tasks were equally divided, irrespective of contribution, leading to a condition that could be termed as objective equality. Additionally, all team members had an equal contribution and we were all expected to participate in the reported proposal.  

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