Think of two teams of which you were a member—the best and the worst in terms of personal satisfaction and team performance. These teams could come from any area in your experience—for example, athletic ream, student club, class team, work team, project team, church committee, or volunteer organization. List here the specific behaviors of the teams that made them the best and worst for you. Best team behaviors: Worst team behaviors: In class: (I) Sit in a small group of three to five students. Each student should tell the brief story of his or her best and worst team experiences. (2) After all the stories are heard, one team member writes on a flipchart (or blackboard/whiteboard) two headings- “More of This" and "Less of That." Under "This," write team member suggestions for positive behaviors that make for effective teamwork. Under "That," write team member suggestions for negative behaviors that prevent effective teamwork. (3) After barnstorming items, each group condenses each list to five key behaviors that the group considers most important. (4) After the lists are finalized, students can walk around the classroom and all lists. (5) Discuss answers to the following questions, cither in your group or as a class. 5. How might a team leader be able to attain more of This on a team and less of That?

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Richard L. Daft
Publisher: South-Western College Pub
ISBN: 9781305969308

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Chapter 18, Problem 5EE
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Think of two teams of which you were a member—the best and the worst in terms of personal satisfaction and team performance. These teams could come from any area in your experience—for example, athletic ream, student club, class team, work team, project team, church committee, or volunteer organization. List here the specific behaviors of the teams that made them the best and worst for you.

Best team behaviors:

Worst team behaviors:

In class: (I) Sit in a small group of three to five students. Each student should tell the brief story of his or her best and worst team experiences. (2) After all the stories are heard, one team member writes on a flipchart (or blackboard/whiteboard) two headings- “More of This" and "Less of That." Under "This," write team member suggestions for positive behaviors that make for effective teamwork. Under "That," write team member suggestions for negative behaviors that prevent effective teamwork. (3) After barnstorming items, each group condenses each list to five key behaviors that the group considers most important. (4) After the lists are finalized, students can walk around the classroom and all lists. (5) Discuss answers to the following questions, cither in your group or as a class.

5. How might a team leader be able to attain more of This on a team and less of That?

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