Performance in a Team

Assignment 2: Analysis of Individual Performance in a Team

By Friday, November 23, 2012, write a 3–5 page analysis of team dynamics in a team of which you have been a part. Incorporate what you have learned about your emotional intelligence skills into this paper, as well as other characteristics of individual behavior we have studied so far. Support your analysis with what you have learned from the course text, in addition to a minimum of five peer-reviewed articles. Use proper APA format. Include the following in your analysis:

  1. Briefly describe the team about which you will be writing. What was the purpose of the team? Was it an ongoing team or a project team?
  2. What was your role in the team? How did that affect the team’s dynamics?
  3. What strategies did the team use to manage the group process?
  4. Describe the processes and standards followed by your team to perform at its best.
  5. After assessing your team’s performance, what changes would you make if you could reformulate the team from scratch? Explain your rationale.

Use the following file naming convention for your document: LastnameFirstInitial_M4_A2.doc
For example, if your name is John Smith, your document will be named SmithJ_M4_A2.doc

Submit the paper to the M4: Assignment 2 Dropbox.

All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.

Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Described the team and the purpose of forming the team
8
Described his or her role in the team and examined how it affected the team’s dynamics
8
Examined the strategies adopted by the team to manage the group process
4
Described the processes and standards followed by the team to perform at its best
8
Suggested changes to the team’s formulation after assessing the team’s performance.
Justified the ideas for making the changes.
8
Followed the correct file naming convention and the correct format
4
Submitted on time, and wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
8
Total
48