Team Dynamics Paper Soarve’ S. McClendon(O’Neal) Ian Rosen(Facilitator) Soc 110 Jaune 18, 2018 Team Dynamics Paper Team dynamics are made up of several different factors. Some teams work well as the chemistry of the group is natural whiles others are forced based on circumstances beyond their control. In the paper there will be information on the factors that contribute o team dynamic as well as a detailed explanation on the productivity of the team as based on the dynamics. Lastly the paper will describe how these examples can be applied in persons personal or professional life. Different factors influence a group dynamic. Some factors are positive while others may have a negative affect on the group. For example, if a group of individuals are assigned to a project yet the group lacks communication, no progress will be made causing a negative effect on the group and all efforts to meet certain goals. This group will remain in the storming phase never progressing to the norming phase. The lack of communication is the negative factor on the group. Group dynamics are extremely important when meeting a goal. The phrase attitude denotes leadership is exactly right as not having the proper leadership may the main cause in the groups dysfunction. For example, not having a clearly defined leader or go to person will cause chaos. If the appointed leader is deemed as unable to make a logical decision this may Team Dynamics Paper also pose a problem for the group. All the above-mentioned things can be applied to real life situations be it personal or professional. All professions require teamwork and or team dynamic. When being apart of the group its important to make sure you are not the one causing the group to break down or not participating. There are several factors to consider as a team member, are you the aggressor, which is the person who never agrees with any suggestions. Are you the negator which is the person who is most critical of other ideas or are you the with drawer which is the person who never has any suggestions. Lastly, maybe you are the leader. As the leader it’s important to always consider everyone’s opinions and approaches then make a decision a see it to the end. In conclusion, this paper contained information on this factor of team dynamics as well as how effectives the teams are wand what factors can cause teams to break down. Some information in this paper may apply to personal of professional situations.