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CMS – January 28, 2010 Group 3 will be presenting on 2/18 So, you’re in a group… Signs associated with good group performance o Identity or a motto o Energy and commitment o “Common ground”/past history o Optimism o Results When a group is doing poorly, you know it. o Why do groups fail? Leadership Improper goals Confusion about direction of project Unable to see bigger picture or adapt Communication Members don’t keep each other current Too much arguing Effort Knowledge and Ideas in Teams Group Knowledge Exercise Brainstorming—what we did Tuesday Production blocking—only one person can be sharing ideas at once o Solution: members of the team come up with their ideas individually, then share Communication apprehension—shy people might not share (or advocate) their ideas! o Solution: work via computer; group tone Problems in Teamwork Social Loafing: when a team member slacks off and lets to others to do their work
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