Composing a team

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Teams and groups are an important aspect of organizations today; thus the current emphasis on teams in the classroom. Research suggests several aspects of the composition of a group can influence its performance. However, students are rarely provided with effective strategies for composing groups in classroom exercises involving groups and teams. This article describes an exercise that teaches students what issues to consider when putting together a group or team for some specific purpose.

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Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning