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trying to figure out how they would fit in the group. Different cultures among the team members increased the level of cohesiveness as the members socialized about their different back grounds creating relationships, bounding the team together. At this point, productivity is very low as members are not clear of the goals and how they can contribute to the team.
As no one was clear of what’s expected of each member it was decided that a leader would be chosen “there is a search for a sense of direction and a strong leader. (Tyson,1998, p.8). Choosing the leader was quite difficult as we didn’t know each other very well and what qualities to look for, however one active member was then chosen to be our leader. This session in particular played a crucial role in our team’s productivity level as everyone got to mingle and chat with the other mates so as to combine different cultures and set aside our differences and focus on the main objective. Trying to avoid any conflict or any controversy, everybody was trying to discover what was expected of them and how they were going to approach the task. The productivity level is moderate as the team has no driving force yet, choosing a leader was the opportunity to give the team direction and results.
As a way to get to know each other better, the team decide to have a meeting during the weekend. As we meet we got to know each other better than and as well as clarified about the team project and how we could accomplish the goal. “groups at this stage often need time to get to know each other before going on”( Bartol,et al.,2005 p.475). This fuelled the level of our productivity as team mates positively contributed to the strategies that we could implement to achieve the task. Involving everyone in the decision making in choosing the type of service increased the team’s cohesiveness as members gladly shared their contact…...

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