Collaboration and Team Dynamics: Analysis of Learning
February 22, 2014
COM/600 - information SKILLS FOR GRADUATE STUDY
Learning teams consist of a small number of students grouped together, and working together on assignments during the duration of the course. According to University of Phoenix, Inc. (2006-2013), “By relying on others and having others rely on you, you will grow your collaborative skills”. This team encourages successful performance results, but successful performance can be hindered if team members do not equally contribute and work together. A collaborative team environment is the key for the complete success of the team. A collaborative environment can be …show more content…
This adds stress to the individuals within the team that could be avoided. There is already a lot of stress on everyone within the team to get their personal assignments made as well as their part for the team, and if they are picking up the slack for the other team members then it can affect their quality of work on both assignments. When there is stress inside of the team between members it can cause enough friction that nothing gets done, and everything falls apart leaving everyone in a panic on the final due date. Finding ways to avoid pitfalls, and risks that may affect the learning team, and coming together as a team.
Learning Team Charters Team charters are the procedures, guidelines, and consequences outlined, so all team members are well aware of what expected of them at all times. The learning team charter is an essential tool and, to ensure the teams formalize protocols and contribute equally to the success of the team project. Leadership designed within the team charter. An example is the team joining together to create a team philosophy (Wolfgang & Morhart, 2008). The team creates the idea or common goal, so the outcome benefits the team as a whole. The team charter also allows the team as a whole to take personal responsibility. Team members assigned sections according to their strengths while each team member given the freedom to maximize his or her performance. Each team member outlines their strength in the team