Project Report Example

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Table of Contents Executive Summary ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3 Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…… 4 Planning Group System ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…. 5 Teamwork and Group Roles ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..…..… 6 Communication ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 9 Motivation ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…… 10 Conflict …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..……… 11 Leadership ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..……… 13 Conclusion …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 14 Table of Appendices ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 15 Executive Summary This report…show more content…
It was decided that because of our strong personalities, no one individual could effectively lead the group as others would feel constrained. Instead, we opted for group leadership and democratic voting; though a project manager was used to preserve the group dynamics. We also decided not to create a contract in order to avoid the negative aspects of bureaucracy (Mintzberg, 1989; Kanter, 1983). As equals in the group, we were considerate when members could not attend meetings for personal reasons - thanks to this non-contractual decision. Team Work and Roles According to Tuckman 's revised model (1977), there are eight stages on team developing; we have thus far followed the first six as a guide in delivering our team work. Throughout the project, we iteratively went through Conforming, Storming, Norming and Reforming stages several times as changes in direction occurred. Towards the end of the project, it was easier to reform. We were already more acquainted with each other’s concerns and communication style; therefore, were more accommodating in responding to changes mainly caused by delays. The AKENAS activities throughout the eight stages of Tuckman 's team development framework are shown in Table 1. Tuckman 's Stage AKENAS Activity Forming Being grouped into a team in DTP classmate Introduce each other and exchange contacts Establish
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