Refer to "Working in Teams Video."

Before responding to the questions below, view the video as many times as necessary to familiarize yourself with the characters and the issues as they relate to the objectives of this module.

Write a paper (750-1,000 words) in which you address the following:

    Define the three criteria for evaluating effective team/group work (as stated in your text) and analyze whether the “team” in the video is effective or not.
    Provide a review of Tuckman’s five stages of group formation and evaluate the stages of the individuals in the video. Explain your answer.
    Review your text on the specific types of task, maintenance, and dysfunctional roles in teams, and identify who is playing what specific role in the video. Explain your answer.
    Based upon what you saw in the "Working in Teams" video, would you say that these individuals are a group or a team? Explain your answer.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment will be graded using the "Working in Teams Video Rubric." Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.



MGT-420 Resource: Module 4 Working in Teams Grading Rubric

REQUIREMENTS:

	

POSSIBLE

	

ACTUAL

1) Define the three criteria for evaluating effective team/group work (as stated in your text) and analyze whether the "team" in the video is effective or not.

Hint: you need to define what an “effective team” is before making your decision.
	

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2) Provide a review of Tuckman's five stages of group formation,and evaluate what stage the individuals in the video are. Explain your answer.
	

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3) Review your text on the specific types of task, maintenance, and dysfunctional roles in teams, and identify who is playing what specific role in the video. Explain your answer.
	

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4) Based upon what you saw in the Working in Teams video, would you say these individuals are a group or team? Explain your answer.

Hint: define the concepts “group” and “team” and apply in your justification.
	

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5) Uses at least two academic sources.
	

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6) Student prepares all answers and comments according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract was not required.
	

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7) Paragraph Development and Transitions

Student’s work has a sophisticated construction of paragraphs and transitions. Ideas universally progress and relate to each other. The student is careful to use paragraph and transition construction to guide the reader. Paragraph structure is seamless. Individually and collectively, paragraphs are coherent and cohesive.
	

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8) Mechanics of Writing

a) Student is clearly in control of standard, written American English.

b) All work includes correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

c) Similarity Index less than or equal to 15% *Instructor discretion advisable
	

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9) Language Use and Audience Awareness

a) Student used correct sentence construction, word choice, etc.

b) Student uses a variety of sentence constructions, figures of speech, and word choice in unique and creative ways that are appropriate to the purpose, discipline, and scope.

c) Assignment is within the required word count.
	

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TOTAL
	

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Assignment Score: ___/40

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