12. Collaborative Writing

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Collaborative Writing
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When are You Likely to Collaborate? On longer, more important documents When different job skills are required
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Advantages Two heads are better than one You get immediate feedback Team members can play devils advocate Team members ease the stress of writing (!) Team members write more confidently Team members learn to respect the opinions of others  (!)
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Disadvantages Places demands on your time, energy and ego Conflicts arise when some team members don’t get  their work done on time If not well edited the final product may have  significant errors
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Note If you have someone on your team whom the other  team members believe has demonstrated an  unwillingness to carry their part of the load ask your  TA to be able to “fire” that individual
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Teams Don’t Work!
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All Teams in a School Setting Have  Dissonance.  How do you Minimize it? Set a plan with time binding target dates with milestones 
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This note was uploaded on 08/14/2011 for the course BUS 100 taught by Professor Moshiri during the Spring '08 term at UC Riverside.

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