There are three essay type questions. Each response should be a minimum of 100 words in length.
Please be sure to include in-text (parenthetical) citations where required, in APA format. You are required to use at least one outside source to support your viewpoint, and this source can be the textbook.
1. Pick a team that you are currently a member of, a prior team in which you were a member, or search the Internet for an example of a real-life team. Be sure to choose one that meets these two criteria: (1) it?s not part of a for-profit business and (2) you can argue it?s highly effective. State the name of your team list its web site and give a brief description of the team to include their mission.
2. Determine the reasons for the team?s effectiveness. (Hint: You might look for web sites sponsored by the group itself, review online news sources for current articles about it, or enter the group?s name in a search engine.) Consider team characteristics and activities, such as role structures, norms, cohesiveness, and conflict management.
3. What can a manager learn from the characteristics and activities of this particular team? How might the factors that contribute to this team?s success be adopted in a business setting?