Team Essay Evaluation for
Project #2: Democracy & Equality Action Project & Symposiums
††††† 1.† Using references from the case example of U.S. Womenís Olympic Basketball Team and chapter six in the Rothwell text, and examples from your teamís experience describe: (1/2 page)
a. techniques your team used to build an effective team.
b. techniques you wish your team would have used to be a successful team?
c. specific examples of how your team demonstrated effectiveness and††† success?
††††† 2.† Reflecting on the problems of collective inferential errors, mindsets and groupthink, discuss your groupís experience and how your group navigated these dangerous tendencies when discussing, researching, and planning your Action Project. Use specific examples from your team, and references from your Rothwell text. (1/2 page)
†††† 3.†† Describe your groupís decision-making and problem-solving methods for your Action Project.† (1 page)
a.† †Did your actual project match your Standard Agenda? What were the adjustments/changes you had to make along the way? Why?
b.† Evaluate your use of PERT Ė and the implementation of your plan: What did you learn in the process of developing an implementation plan for your Action Project? What kind of difference or change did you want to make; whether it was a change in attitudes or public awareness? Describe the action your group took to effect change; How effective was your plan? How do you know? Use your own evaluation of your groupís PERT, feedback from your audience, and from †those involved in your project.
c. †Explain any resistance to change and/or other obstacles that you may have encountered in implementing your Action Project.
4.† Each team experiences conflict at one time or another.† Describe some of your groupís major conflicts during this Action Project, and give me examples of: (1/2-1 page)
††††††††††††††††††††††† a.† Communication styles of conflict management your group used.
b.† How the cultural composition of your team (high-context vs. low- ††††††context) influenced the conflict management styles your group used?
5.† What experiences and resources most contributed to your groupís learning process in the Action Project? What transformative knowledge did the members of your group gain from this Action Project? What questions about the issue were answered, and which were not?† What new questions did your project generate? What other courses of action would you take if you had the time? (1/2 - 1 page).