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Leading Teams at West Coast Transit
Ericka Rauf
Grand Canyon University

October 28, 2014
Leading Teams at West Coast Transit
Selecting a team from the member profile to collaborate on a West Coast Transit marketing project took deep thought and consideration. Everyone brings strengths and weaknesses to the company. First, I choose Natalie. Natalie works well on a team, is positive and ambitious. She works well in tense situation which is needed for this high stress project. Natalie has strong written communication skills as well, which is an added bonus. The next person I choose was Elizabeth. She enjoys collaboration, has a positive attitude is diplomatic and open minded. She is a detailed oriented, has a good work
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I feel these theories are too broad and not specific enough to apply in this circumstance. This project needs to be completed swiftly and flawlessly. Managers may not have the time to figure out and apply the basic needs of these theories.
Some of the challenges this team might face are that they are vast in their types of strengths. I believe where some lack in strength others are strong. Elizabeth is hesitant about branching out into new and unfamiliar territory. Katelyn is an early adaptor to change. These two can help to balance each other when working together. Susan is known to overlook details, but Elizabeth is very detailed oriented. Elizabeth is contentious about meeting deadlines verses William who can be inefficient and has difficulty meeting deadlines. Ian does not consider others goals. He is a big reason why I choose Susan to be a team member as well because she has a positive attitude and works well with others. I believe she can be a great moderator for team conflict when it inevitable arises .Communication is the key to getting this project up and running with success. Natalie and Katelyn both prefer written communication. They will be the two who will finalize the project in the written form at the end. Susan and Elizabeth prefer open communication. They will be good at initiating ideas in the beginning stages of the project. They can help to be the liaison between Ian who prefers direct communication and William who prefers