In the following paragraphs, I will describe the four stages of this team work and how this would impact my contribution as a team member at school.
The idea of the workflow came to me not long after I started working in company. My job was to design a new research workflow to screen products at R&D stage to save development cost and increase throughput. To begin, I convinced my manager to support my idea and got a list of experts I needed. Before I approached people on this “experts list”, I had tried to approach their colleagues to learn about their general interest and goals. This helped to tailor my definition of “win-win” when I recruited all these people who averaged 10 more years of working experience than I had. At the end of the first week, all but one from the “expert list” joined my team.
2. Storm and Norm:
After the first brain storm meeting, we assigned roles and identified the strategic as well as the tactical objectives of the team. This was a very diverse group with members from a broad range of highly specialized backgrounds, thus I clarified the goal of this project plainly. Despite the difference of working experience between me and the others, the cooperation of the team mates, my open mindedness, and the respect to others helped to engage the team to work out the common expectations and project timeline.
At the performing stage, every one actively participated in the team. The biggest challenge was the