Fundamental competence in the design and execution of an independent field-based research project, including compilation of literature and the planning and execution of field activities. Experienced the challenges of team work involving mixed geological backgrounds and skills. Strengthened their ability to think across disciplines and to implement cross-disciplinary concepts in a team-based workflow.
Next Food Network Star 7: Challenges of Teamwork
Working with a team & lacking motivation? How about working with one another in a boat the size of a queen sized bed? Tim Jarvis, expedition leader of the Shackleton Epic, speaks about challenges of team work and motivation, taking examples from this larger than life adventure. The Shackleton Epic expedition was the first authentic retracing of polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s “double” - sailing a replica James Caird life boat 1500 kilometres across the Southern Ocean from Elephant Island, Antarctica, to South Georgia before climbing over its mountainous interior using the same rudimentary equipment, period clothing, and technology as Shackleton. Regarded by many as the greatest survival journey of all time, this is the first time since Shackleton that anybody has been able to authentically recreate it....
NewsTeam: Brussels and the challenges of teamwork (E16)
The challenges of teamwork when all participants do not contribute arise from technical reasons as well as team processes. Every person is included in the team so that he/she contributes his/her expertise. There is a particular skill, ability, or knowledge that the team requires from a participant for which he/she were selected to be on the team in the first place. For example, in a manufacturing team, one participant has expertise in designing, a second has expertise in machining, and a third has the skills of molding. If even one participant in a team does not contribute, the manufacturing is likely to be flawed. The manufacturing may not take place! It is imperative that each individual contribute to teamwork so that the objectives of the team are achieved.
The Challenges of Virtual Teamwork - An Executive Briefing