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Teams in an Academic Environment BSA 313 Management Theory and Practice The use of Teams in the workplace has become more and more common most organizations find that teams enhance productivity and workplace performance Another place that teams have become more common is in the academic arena especially in Graduate and Professional Studies type college programs such as those offered by Averett University The text book definition for a team is a number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose a set of performance goals and an approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable Gomez-Mejia and Balkin 2002 One of the first tasks accomplished by any student upon enrolling in a program like Averetts is the formation of study teams this say this was an interesting experience would be an understatement the cluster is made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds experiences and levels of education It was further complicated by the fact that some students had previously worked with others in the military arena The common goal for all the students in our cluster and in our team is to graduate from Averett with a Bachelors Degree in December 2003 Since all members of the class are working professionals the first problem that we have is that there are frequently scheduling problems due to our varied work schedules and commitments Another issue that affects our team and many others is that we all have family obligations It is hard to balance work and family and devote the right amount of time to each it is even harder to balance work family and school Thus far we have all been able to balance these obligations in the right amounts When we enrolled in the program like all of the other study teams we developed a code of conduct and a constitution that clearly identified what was expected of each of us and what the consequences of failing to
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