Review the background material, including the video about Tuckmanâ€s steps for group formation. Begin the assignment by reading the Stretch (2016) reference as well as chapters 9 and 10 in the Organization Behavior textbook found below and on the Background page of this Module.
The focus of this assignment is on group (or team) formation to improve team performance and resolve group conflict. The easiest way to learn about this is to put a group or team togetherâ€”but you must first decide if you need a group or a team.
MindToolsVideos. (2018, September 19). How to use SWOT analysis [Viedo file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/embed/EJ4uVsSqQ9k Standard YouTube License.
Research your selected company duo. Select the one company in that duo that you want to conduct a quick SWOT analysis on (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats). Select one of the identified Weaknesses to develop a group or team that will conduct an investigation into a possible solution for the weakness.
Your 2-page essay will cover the following topics:
The essay assignment calls for a paper that is 2 pages, not counting the cover and reference page.
Organizational behavior. (2017). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing Edition. Chapter 9 & 10. Retrieved from http://open.lib.umn.edu/organizationalbehavior/. CC BY-NC-SA License.
Upload your assignment to the SLP 3 Dropbox. Be sure to review your TurnItIn Originality report. If the score is over 15%, contact your professor. You need to review the report and add any missing citations noted.
Citation and reference style instructions are available at https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/. Also see Trident University’s Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper.
You will find the following useful as you critique sources:
Cornell University. (2015). Critically analyzing information sources: Critical appraisal and analysis. Retrieved from http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill26.htm
Cornell University. (2014). Evaluating Web sites: Criteria and tools. Retrieved from http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/webeval.html
The SLP papers in this course will be evaluated using the criteria as stated in the SLP rubric. The following is a review of the rubric criteria:
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