Tell us about a recent team you have been involved with at work. Describe the function of the team, the demographics, knowledge and skills different team members brought to the team, who selected the team members, the types of technology used for team meetings and communication, and the level of success your team had.
In the second required reading for Week 1, “The Evolving Nature of Work Teams,” four fundamental team dilemmas are mentioned:
- Self-Interest Dilemma
- Emotion Recognition Dilemma
- Information Asymmetry Dilemma
- Interest Dilemma
Have you experienced any of these dilemmas on a team of which you were a member? If so, describe the situation and the impact on the team.