Team Contract - MGMT 485
The contract is an agreement between team members that will provide direction, focus team activities and can help prevent unnecessary conflict. At a minimum, include the information below in your contract.
1-2. Team Name and Logo – does not need to be decided right away. Get a sense of who you are while working together. Both should symbolically represent (in a positive manner) the culture of your team as it emerged this semester.
3. Team Mission - start with: “Our mission is to…” add a general description of your task, mention your customer, include some adjectives. Ex: Our mission is to develop a best-in-class xx for the xx team.
4. Goals - Goals ...view middle of the document...
b. SME= subject matter expert. Consider one for each major section of the report. This person studied and understands the description of the section; is knowledgeable about the content in the chapter and assures the information in that section is complete and accurate. Approves draft before it is tuned in.
c. Meeting Roles: including facilitator, timekeeper, note taker, etc. You might choose to rotate these roles.
d. General Project Roles: including researcher, report formatter, editor, etc. Assign these based on competence.
e. Specific Project Task Roles: show these on your Gantt Chart- see item # 7.
Provide a description of each role including responsibilities.
When matching roles and individuals, consider competence, interest and equal distribution of work. Start with volunteers, then work to cover all roles needed. In the end, everyone should have a fair share of the work.
WARNING: As you break down the project and establish roles, don’t turn your team into a group – where everyone works individually on a portion of the assignment.
Discuss and collaborate on each report section, then have two team members develop that section, followed by more input from...