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Through completing the Team C Charter we have learned the dynamics of how we, as a team, will work together to complete our goal of producing a well written paper on time with equal participation from each member. Each team members has different strengths and weaknesses in our intelligences. We have members that are strong in Logical-Mathematical, Interpersonal, Musical & Visual-Spatial. All these levels of intelligences should make for a great paper. We also have different personality types in our group like the Thinker, the Organizer, the Adventurer & the follower.
We also addressed potential barriers that we may encounter, like scheduling conflicts due to personal or work related issues & technological boundaries, for each person may be on a different level in this area. Also, the time zone factor which is the biggest & you must prioritize it for the benefit of the team & the competency of each members contributions. Trust must be earned by the team members & leader through fulfilling duties, assignments, & commitments. (Temme, J. & Katzel, J. (1995)
The first step is communication which is probably the most important factor in team dynamics. So we decided to set ground rules for the team like checking in daily or nightly to the Team C forum, complete assignments as prearranged & discussed, as well as, do our best to attend scheduled team forum chat-room sessions. We have decided to set up Yahoo instant messaging for some communication, mainly due to the time zone problem. For emergencies we have exchanged personal information like phone numbers & private emails. Plus, Dan, our team leader can & should be notified in case of emergencies.
Planning & implanting are the next steps in producing a team project. We also evaluated our individual strengths & areas for improvement. This will help the team when it comes to planning for our goals & objectives.
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In this paper we examined some characteristics of team dynamics with described emphasis on team communication & barriers, strengths & weakness, multiple intelligences & personalities. Then I reported on several indicators of the team processes such as trust & conflict management & the strategies we set in place to face those challenges. All in all, I believe that Team C has learned a lot about one another & we have successfully implemented all these points. “Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” Vince Lombardi
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