260_Wk3_GroupFormation

260_Wk3_GroupFormation - Psych 260: January 24 Week 3 Group...

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Psych 260: January 24 Week 3 Group Project Formation GSI: Elliott Manzon
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Announcements Week 2 resources posted o Week 2 Powerpoint presentation: Diversity in Orgs. o Grades: HW 1 posted o Personality Survey Results posted under “Resources” on ctools In lecture Exam grades will be posted after Thursday’s class Special accommodations o Deadline is today
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Group Formation: Objectives Complete team formation: Create “firm groups” (no changing around after the end of today’s section) Everyone is in a team with an organization that he or she finds interesting All teams have a mix of members that will facilitate project work o Remember lessons of diversity! Think strategically! o Different skills (research, consulting, statistical, writing, contacts, interpersonal, team building, organizational, others?) o Different personalities o Different backgrounds -- more perspectives, more ideas o Best friends do not necessarily form best work groups
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Group Formation: Constraints Group size: 3 or 4 students o Limit of 5 group members at MOST: aim for 3-4 Each group must have a regular meeting time Each group must have an organization they want to study Each group should have access to the organization they want to study (or a plan to obtain access/affiliations) You must participate in a minimum of two “shopping periods” o Learn about potential group members: explore your options!
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Group Formation: Process Overview Write down ideas of organizations you want to study o Write one idea per newsprint and post newsprints around the room (write your name); you can add new ideas any time
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2011 for the course PSYCH 260 taught by Professor Akutsu during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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