Assignment 1 Discussion—Characteristics of Effective Teams

Assignment 1: Discussion—Characteristics of Effective Teams

Based on your knowledge from a past or present job, explain the difference between a group and a team. Would you say you were a part of a group or a team while working in that job?

Now, identify a team that you were a part of and describe the advantages that you derived from being a member of the team. Include responses to the following:

  • Would you characterize your role as effective? How could you have been a better team member?
  • What role(s) did you or the leader play in making the team effective? How could the leader have made the team more effective?

Write your initial response in a minimum of 200300 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

Beginning Saturday, April 23, 2016, post your responses to the appropriate Discussion Area. ThroughWednesday, April 27, 2016, comment on at least two of your peers responses.