Wednesday, March 19, 2014

THE TEAM PLAYER VERSUS THE LONE WOLF; COMPARISON CONTRAST ESSAY OR ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES ESSAY


Some people are born team players adapting quickly to the cooperation, give and take and camaraderie that characterizes team work while others excel when they are left alone to get on with the job and have to learn to be team players when necessary. A certain amount of team work is necessary in the modern world but there are always opportunities for lone wolves as well. Do your research and approach the topic in one of the following ways:
  • The advantages and disadvantages of being a team player
  • The advantages and disadvantages of being a lone wolf
  • Compare and contrast team players and lone wolves
But before you do so, take the tests:
Reading material to annotate
  1. “Team: advantages and disadvantages” http://www.hf.faa.gov/webtraining/teamperform/Team008.htm
2.       “Are you a lone wolf or a team player” http://ezinearticles.com/?Are-You-a-Lone-Wolf-or-a-Team-Player&id=6516281
3.       “The advantages of being a team player” http://smallbusiness.chron.com/advantages-being-team-member-55878.html
4.       “The challenge of the lone wolf” http://www.stratfor.com/challenge_lone_wolf
Videos to watch
1.       “The power of a team: together everyone achieves more” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xevQ2yTyK9Y
2.       “Effective team work and collaboration” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKUL0WpsnIM

3.       “Power in Teamwork” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zKrA6_XQuo

4.       “Teamwork in the Workplace” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m69_K2iT42Q


5.       “Improving teamwork in Business and at the Workplace” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dg0Yi0MgkPc&list=PL84A704409A18803E

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