Assignment 1: Discussion—Teams/Groups Considerations
Continuing on the journey of individual differences, leaders and managers face an increasingly diverse workforce. Not only are diverse individuals working side-by-side in organizations, many people are working virtually with teams from all around the world. Teams are not just groups of people sitting in a conference room but individuals who come together via technology; each individual attending a team meeting can join in from an office or cubicle potentially located anywhere in the world. In such a virtual environment, there is always the possibility of conflict due to the diverse nature of the meeting participants.
Consider the aforementioned aspects, and using the module readings and the Argosy University online library resources, research the challenges, benefits, and impacts related to teams or groups. Then, respond to the following:
By Saturday, February 18, 2017, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through Wednesday, February 22, 2017, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.
Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuationDo the following when responding to your peers:
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