Cultural and Teamwork Map and Self Reflection

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Karlstad University Karlstad Business School Advanced Professional Skills Cultural and Teamwork Map and Self Reflection Individual Assignment Saima Batool Karlstad, 2012-11-28 Contents 1. Introduction and Purpose 2 2. Self-assessment 3 2.1 First impression 3 2.2 Assessment with reference to Communication Patterns 3 2.3 Assessment regarding Placement in Belbin’s team roles 4 2.4 Johari Window 5 3. Conclusion 5 Bibliography 6 1. Introduction and Purpose Sharing of knowledge across the border is becoming very widespread phenomenon. Companies are well aware that hidden in their disperes, global operations is a treasure trove of ideas and…show more content…
I also shared few articles with them.I guided one memeber about how he can do his part more accuratly. However I was little over optimistic because we spent alot more hours on assignment then i initially predicted. My third preference was to perform the role of Shaper because I am having tendencies to fit things into frame and strives to get the action start immediately. However I could not execute this role in my group as the assignment work was very dynamic and it was being revised too quickly. Secondly, one of my fellow colleagues was performing this role better than me. My third performed role was of finisher. I proof read the document many times, found the errors and gave ideas to team members to revise few workings. I was not willing to rely on other team members for final proof reading and I was worried for the acuracy of assignment. I focused to create a balance in three roles that I performed in group and tried to avoid overlapping. However team worker was the frequently performed role. 2.4 Johari Window The Johari Window, named after its inventors, Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham, is a model that provides a dynamic framework for understanding and improving self-awareness. Helping one to become more self-reflective, to learn about oneself, and to become more therapeutic is an exercise in self-awareness(South, 2007). In the context of Johari window, my arena (open area), has increased and I
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