An Introduction to Teamwork. Authored by Andrea White, PhD and Valerie West, EdD for the C3 Initiative. Teaching Team Skills: Goals for Today. Introduction to Team Competencies/ Content for teaching Team exercise – as an example Observation and Feedback Review Handbook Contents
An Introduction to Teamwork
Authored by Andrea White, PhD andValerie West, EdD for the C3 Initiative
Two or more individuals with a high degree of interdependence geared toward the achievement of a goal or the completion of a task.
Teams make decisions, solve problems, provide support, accomplish missions, and plan their work.
Teams embody a collective action arising out of task interdependency
Members of the team agree on the goal
Members agree that they must work together to achieve the goal
Each member is viewed as having one or more important roles to play to successfully achieve the goal
There is less hierarchy within the unit than in most work groups
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