The following questions require you to think critically about the content presented in your text, synthesize the materials and/or reflect upon how the concepts apply in your own experience.
Answer each question clearly and comprehensively in the order specified, making sure you tie in all appropriate and relevant terms and theoretical concepts from your text. Your answer to each question should be around 500 words in length and be properly formatted. You can use headings in answers or other formats to structure your responses. Where you use outside sources, you should use APA referencing.
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1. Consider a group situation in which you have worked. To what extent did the group rely on the technical skills of the group members vs. their interpersonal skills? Which skills seemed most important in helping the group function well?
2. An employee does an unsatisfactory job on an assigned project. Explain the attribution process that this person’s manager will use to form judgments about this employee’s job performance.
3. "Thirty-five years ago, young employees we hired were ambitious, conscientious, hard-working, and honest. Today's young workers don't have the same values." Do you agree or disagree with this manager's comments? Support your position.
4. One of the members of your team continually arrives late for meetings and does not turn drafts of assignments in on time.