Week3_Question_1 Focusing on the material in Chapter 7, compare and contrast this GM591 session with a team. In what aspects does the class resemble a team? Are there parallels between the stages of team development and the progression of our class? Does the notion of social loafing apply to our class in any respect? Compare and contrast this GM591 session with a team. The text defines a team “as a group of people brought together to use their complementary skills to achieve a common purpose for which they are collectively accountable”. For the most part the classmates of GM 591 are part of a team. The discussions that we are responsible for doing bring together a collective amount of knowledge in which we share experiences, opinions, and reasoning for the weekly question. Members of GM 591 are geographically separated, come from different fields with different experiences, and have different ideas of what is right and wrong. Where GM 591 is not a team is the accountability part. The members of GM 591 are accountable for
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course PM586ON B taught by Professor W during the Fall '10 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.