Explore BrainMass


Describe a team or group you have worked with in the past. What type of team is it? How many people are on the team? How long have the team´s members worked together? What are the most frustrating aspects of teamwork, in your opinion?

Give some real-life examples of organizations that use each of the four different types of teams. Collect published opinions and performance data, and (if possible) feelings of group members to infer whether the type of team structure used by each organization is effective, or not.

Give an experience of social loafing or free riding in a team setting. What could have been done to avoid these effects?

Solution Preview

You did not show the different types of teams, but I found a Web site that shows different forms--six, not four: http://www.referenceforbusiness.com/management/Str-Ti/Teams-and-Teamwork.html

What you will need to do is think about times when you worked on a team for a school project or a work project. I'm assuming you have had to do some school projects in teams at some point. You will need to think about what sort of a team ...

Solution Summary

This solution provides some guidelines to think about when working on assignments regarding teamwork.