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Introduction to Team Dynamics

Introduction to Team Dynamics

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Author: Wes Heberlein
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  1. Define the terms; team and team dynamics.
  2. Briefly introduce the four factors for creating an effective team environment.

This is an introductory lesson into teams and team dynamics.  It will outline all the key terms and provide an overview of the concept of team dynamics.  Learners will investigate the four factors which affect the effectiveness of the team environment.

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Tutorial

Team Dynamics

This is a short introductory video into the concept of team dynamics. It will showcase clips from commercials and movies along with relevant quotes that provoke thoughts around team and team interactions.

Source: YouTube

Team Dynamics

An introduction into the basic definitions, terminologies and concepts of team dynamics.

Complete quiz upon completion of the slideshow.

Source: Created by Wes Heberlein

Group Activity 1

In groups students will read the article on Queensland Reds player Quade Cooper missing selection for the Wallabies squad and write a paragraph response to outline which factor of team culture is not being effectively managed. Students must justify why, making reference to specific elements from the article along with knowledge of the sport and selections made.

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Source: SBS News

Group Activity 2

In groups students will read the article on Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers heading into the next season and write a paragraph response to outline which factor of team culture is not being effectively managed. Students must justify why, making reference to specific elements from the article along with knowledge of the sport and selections made.

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