I need help getting started on a Team Dynamics Paper:
: a 300 + word paper on Team Dynamics in APA Format
All help will be appreciated. Thank you.
Your tentative outline might look something to the effect...
I. Introduction (e.g. introduce topic, including a purpose statement)
II. Team Dynamics
III. Identifying and Managing Team Dynamics
IV. Conclusion (e..g, restate purpose statement in different words, sum up main points)
Now, let's look at some information to consider for each section.
The team and team dynamics are influenced by many factors, such as the larger context in which the team operates, the organization, the team identity itself, and the mix of individuals within the team (Team Dynamics Defining the Team Essentials for Team Success). One way to define team dynamics are "the unseen forces that operate in a team between different people or groups. Team Dynamics can strongly influence how a team reacts, behaves or performs, and the effects of team dynamics are often very complex" (Team Dynamics). In other words, team dynamics influences team performance and outcomes (success or failure). Team dynamics is also heavily influenced by the nature and purpose of the work to be done by the team (Team Dynamics Defining the Team Essentials for Team Success).
Your purpose statement is part of the Introduction, which might be something to the effect:
The purpose of this paper is to explain team dynamics, the impact they have on the team and how to constructively manage it
Within the team, the individual team members likely have specific kinds of work to perform and specific roles. Individual members influence the team dynamics, so much so that when the composition of the team changes, the team dynamics will change (Team Dynamics Defining the Team Essentials for Team Success). And, relationships between members also impact team dynamics. As a case in point, "Suppose in a small team of six people working in one office there are two people who have a particularly strong friendship. ...
In references to team dynamics, this solution provides a detailed outline, ideas and research. It also provides many links and an article on team dynamics for further research.