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What experiences have you had working with teams?

Have theses been positive experiences? Explain why or why not.

What have you learned from these experiences?

How are teams used in the workplace? How are teams used in education, athletics, or the arts?

What are the advantages ot teamwork? Provide specific examples.

How might stronger team skills benefit you? how might you use teamwork skill in your field? Provide specific examples.

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Let's look at each question, which will help get you started on this assignment. I also attached one informative resource to consider that is mentioned in the response.

RESPONSE:

1. What experiences have you had working with teams? Have theses been positive experiences? Explain why or why not.

This is asking you to share your personal experiences with teams. Have you ever been in a class where you had to work in groups, or at a job which worked in teams?

2. What have you learned from these experiences?

You might have learned how to be a team leader or how to realistically allocate tasks to get the job done. You might have learned about slackers and how it can drag the whole team down. You might have learned about how important it is to communicate effectively with team other players, to be positive and be a good listener, or about how important it is to ask questions when you do not understand something about the project. It is also important for the team members to share knowledge and information with each other, which is another thing that you might have learned from your team experiences. (http://www.visitask.com/project-teamwork.asp)

Also see the extra resource attached that might help you identify what skills you might have learned through teams. You might have learned some area where you needed further personal development, like learning to listen more effectively (give examples, such as the project moving ahead when you listened to the ideas of others, instead of being more focused on wanting your ideas to heard.

3. How are teams used in the workplace?

In the workplace, a team is not a group of people who like each other or simply work together; a team is a group with a common objective of the organization. Therefore, the team approach is an entire organizational effort. "You work with fellow members of the organization to produce these results. Even though you have a ...

Solution Summary

By addressing the questions, this solution discusses aspects of teamwork in the 21st century. Includes one informative resource on the topic to expand on this response. References are provided.

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