Students will conduct an analysis of a team that they were or are presently a member. If not a member of a team, students should speculate on being a member of a team and conduct an analysis on what should occur if developing a formal team. Students should reflect on the team according to the Characteristics, Processes, Issues and Organizational Context found in our Levi text, Group Dynamics for Teams. Additional guidance includes: a. do not cover all the aspects that Levi discusses, just the most important or those that impact (ed) the team in significant ways; b. assess the team according to the Team Assessment from the book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team found on pp. 191 – 194; discuss the results; c. the general format should include what the team did/does well, what it did/does poorly and what it could have/could done/do to improve its performance.
Throughout the course you have learned many characteristics of criminal justice organizations. The system seems to be perched on the edge of major changes, but