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We Hate Team Projects! A Friendly, Useful Guide for College Student Teams

Author(s): Scott Behson, Stephen Bear

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2019

Pages: 90

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We get it - you've been burned by team projects before. We Hate Team Projects! A Friendly, Useful Guide for College Student Teams provides practical advice and easy-to-use templates to help you avoid common team problems, do better work, have less stress, and have more fun.

This guidebook provides a quick review of key concepts of team dynamics, applying them to the specific situation of student project teams. It also contains examples, assessments, and templates students can use to manage their team dynamics. We Hate Team Projects is useful in multiple classes throughout academic programs. This book’s resources can be a great way to create consistency in how team projects are assigned, managed, and shaped within a program.

A Letter to Our Students
A Letter to Our Faculty Colleagues
Introduction: Team Development

PART 1: LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS
Chapter 1- Getting to Know You: Forming
Chapter 2- The Big Decisions: Storming
Chapter 3- Getting on the Same Page: Norming

PART 2: EXECUTING SUCCESSFULLY
Chapter 4- Dividing Work and Keeping on Task: Performing Part 1
Chapter 5- Holding Each Other Accountable: Performing Part 2
Chapter 6- Closing Your Project: Adjourning

About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Sources for Further Reference

Scott Behson

Scott J. Behson is a professor of management and Silberman Global Faculty Fellow at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he teaches a variety of organizational behavior and human resource management classes. In addition to his academic publications in the area of work and family, Scott also writes for business and popular press, including Harvard Business Review, Time, Fast Company, and The Wall Street Journal, and, his first book, The Working Dad’s Survival Guide (Motivational Press, 2015). He has spoken at the White House, the United Nations, and many international conferences, and has appeared on NPR, MSNBC, CBS, Bloomberg Radio, and Fox News. He also provides consulting and corporate speaking services on work–family policy. Scott earned a PhD from the University at Albany, State University of New York and a BS from Cornell University. He lives in Nyack, NY with his wife, stage actress Amy Griffin, and son, Nick. Website: http://Scottbehson.com. Email: scottbehson@gmail.com

Stephen Bear

Stephen E. Bear is an associate professor of management at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he teaches Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Organizational Ethics, and Career Strategies. Prior to joining the faculty at Fairleigh Dickinson, Steve worked extensively in industry both in the USA and internationally. His experience includes serving as a marketing executive, a general manager, and a senior strategist—culminating in his role as the senior vice-president for human resources at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Steve earned a DPS from Pace University, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and a BA from Duke University. He lives in Larchmont, NY with his wife Janet.

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