||Engineering Interns Team
and Human Resources
Teamwork is important to our success. Before your team begins
meeting, and whenever you encounter problems within your team,
review these resources on how to improve your team skills.
The Dysfunctional Team Meeting (pdf)
Your Manager will ask you to work through this exercise as part
of your orientation or ask team leaders to run the exercise themselves.
Surviving the Group Project: A Note on Working On Teams (html)
is an excellent
resource on the why, how , and "heads up" of teamwork.
Although written for an academic audience, it contains research
focused on corporate teams. Check out the Sources section for additional
Fastfacts: Collaborative Group Work (html) provides
a practical approach with solutions to challenges commonly encountered
To improve the effectiveness and quality of your team's work,
adopt suggestions from the Meeting Resource Center at EffectiveMeetings.com Project
managers should review the site's Meeting
Dilemmas Solved for suggestions on how to organize, schedule,
and conduct an effective meeting.
If you need additional assistance with resolving team conflicts,
consult with your manager for guidance.