case 3

Case Assignment

Building and Managing Collaborative Teams

This Case Assignment is all about building and managing collaborative teams.

Please note that in order for you to get an A grade on this assignment, your paper has to address both the Content and Structure Assignment Expectations (see below).

Assignment Expectations (Content)

Read the Case Study – “Two Poorly Functioning Teams” and the required reading material and write a 4- to 5-page paper in which you will answer the following questions:

  1. Enlist the multiple factors that caused the poor functioning of each group.
  2. According to Tuckman’s five stages of group development conflict occurs as the second stage after the orientation phase in ordinary groups. Compare the two groups in respect to the conflict process that took place in each using the Tuckman’s as a freamwork.
  3. For each group, suggest a resolution to the conflicts and explain why you think it is going to be effective.

SLP

Welcome to the third SLP of the course! Now it’s time to figure out where your group or team is developmentally.

Please note that in order for you to get an A grade on this assignment, your paper has to address both the Content and Structure Assignment Expectations (see below).

SLP Assignment Expectations (Content)

First, pick a work group or team that you have been a part of and are familiar with. It can be one that you are working with now, or one that you have worked with in the past, either in your current job or in a past job.

Please use the Tuckman model in order to answer the questions.

Once you know which team you will focus on, please complete the following survey and total the score:http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/teamsuv.html

Then please write a 2- to 3-page essay in which you answer this question:What is the developmental stage and process of your team or group?

  • Be sure to begin by telling me a little bit about the nature of your team or group.
  • In your analysis, refer to relevant articles that you read in the background materials.
  • Turn in your essay at the end of this module.
  • Have fun!