Step 1. Pick an industry
• E.g. IT, manufacturing, banking, etc
Step 2. Pick a specific team within a company operating in an industry you chose in Step
1. It can be imaginary but I personally think it would be better if you pick a real team so
you’ll have easier time collecting data.
• E.g. R&D, accounting, finance, HR, etc
o *** Don’t choose the board of directors.
Step 3. Imagine you are a manager in charge of forming a new team that you chose in
Step 2. Apply the Model of Team Effectiveness (below) as you form your new team.
** You are NOT starting a new company. You’re just creating a new team within an
As you apply this model to your specific team, you may need to make some assumptions
about the nature of the industry, task and group members. That is fine.
• For example, a group of 10 developers in a software company making a new
program for some specific target of customers