Team Role

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What team role do you play? According to Draft (2014), there are two types of roles in a group. The task Specialist, a team role where a person devotes personal time and energy into helping the team accomplish its activities and reach its goal. The socioemotional role, a team role in which a person provides support for team members’ emotional needs and helps strengthen social unity. After completing the questions I scored a 4 towards the task specialist role and a 5 toward the socioemotional role. One number did not receive a score. According to the score I play both parts in a group, but more toward the socioemotional role. After reviewing the scores, I feel this is pretty close to how I am in a group. I will devote my personal time and energy into completing the project. I also would like to assure the group reaches its goals to the best of its ability. After all if it is for work, then I am getting paid to complete it and I better do a good job. Regarding school I have chosen this path and it is a part of being school. I participate to the best of my ability, even picking up slack for the free loaders. I also to have a tendency to crack jokes or make light of situation if it is a group of new people working together. I will compliment people on their contribution and hand out good jobs or high fives when needed. If a person is struggling I will offer to help, and if I am unable to explain the topic in an understandable way for the person; I will attempt to find someone who is able to. If needed I will compromise, as sometime in groups things will not always be the way I feel they should be. If there are conflicts, I do feel it is important to clean the air and discuss the issues; otherwise the negativity may bring the whole group down. Compromise may be an important aspect in the conflict resolution. Understanding a team member role is able…...

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