Before beginning work on this week’s discussion post, review the following resources:
From the assigned readings, select one topic for which you will lead the discussion in the forum this week. Early in the week, reserve your selected topic by posting your response (reservation post) to the Discussion Area, identifying your topic in the subject line. By the due date assigned, research your topic and start a scholarly conversation as you respond with your initial or primary post to your own reservation post.
Some of the main team topics of this week are:
Other potential topics and subtopics exist in the readings.
Be very specific about the topic you choose (e.g., which team roles or what it is about social influence that you are analyzing). Also, now that you have studied several team behavior themes in the course, begin looking for relationships between themes from past weeks and the current week and start considering how current organizational environments (globalization, technology, change, etc.) interact with team behavior.
As the beginning of a scholarly conversation, your initial post should be: