Teams are critical to the workplace. In order to contribute to a team, one must understand the purpose and function of teams. Working together towards a common goal is an essential characteristic of a team. By understanding the characteristics of a team, one can determine the necessary steps for building and maintaining a team.
Reference Book: 17 Indisputable Laws of Team Work.- by John C. Maxwell
Reference Book: The FIVE Dysfunctions of a Team – by Patrick Lencioni
Write a 1-page response entry giving your definition of what a team is and why teams are important to you. This entry can come from work, church, or home perspective. The goal is to allow you time to reflect on what a team is and how teams play an active role in our lives.
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