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Think about the new role for your smart phones in group work in class. Will you be using Google Docs to exchange documents? How does the classroom and the arrangement of objects within it constrain and enable group activities? Think about other teachers, classes, supervisors, jobs, and other individuals that can have an impact on your ability to carry out group assignments. Name but don't describe in detail, the value-realizing procedures your group is adopting. What are university regulations that will have an impact on your group work. For example, switches between MWF and TTH schedules. There is a wealth of information and skill locked in each of your group's members. How will you unleash these and telescope them into group work and activities? How, in other words, will you work to maximize group synergies and minimize group disadvantages?

Exercises 1-3 compose the Preliminary Self-Evaluation which is due shortly after semester-long groups are formed. Exercise 4 is the close-out group self evaluation which is due at the end of the semester.

Exercise 4: prepare a final, group self-evaluation

  • Due Date: One week after the last class of the semester when your group turns in all its materials.
  • Length: A minimum of five pages not including Team Member Evaluation Forms
  • Contents:
  • 1. Restate the Ethical and Practical Goals that your group developed at the beginning of its formation.
  • 2. Provide a careful, documented assessment of your group’s success in meeting these goals. (Don’t just assertthat “Our group successfully realized justice in all its activities this semester.” How did your group characterize justice in thecontext of its work? What specific activities did the group carry out to realize this value? What, among these activities, worked andwhat did not work?)
  • 3. Identify obstacles, shortcomings or failures that you group experienced during the semester. How didthese arise? Why did they arise? How did you respond to them? Did your response work? What did you learn from this experience?
  • 4. Assess the plans you set forth in your initial report on how you intended to realize values and avoidpitfalls. How did these work? Did you stick to your plans or did you find it necessary to change or abandon them in the face ofchallenges?
  • 5. Discuss your group’s procedures and practices? How did you divide and allocate work tasks? How did youreach consensus on difficult issues? How did you ensure that all members were respected and allowed significant and meaningfulparticipation? What worked and what did not work with respect to these procedures? Will you repeat them in the future? Would yourecommend these procedures as best practices to future groups?
  • 6. What did you learn from your experience working as a team this semester? What will require furtherreflection and thought? In other words, conclude your self-evaluation with a statement that summarizes your experienceworking together as a team this semester.

    Appendix for admi 4016, falkl 2013 and following

  • What are the results of your group's challenge to the College of Business Administration's Statement of Values? (This can be found in Developing Ethics Codes and Statements of Value. See exercise 2. http://cnx.org/content/m14319/1.11/
  • What is your group's CID Structure? See presentation two at the bottom of the module, A Short History of the Corporation. http://cnx.org/content/m17314/1.7/

Wrap up: some further points to consider...

  1. Don’t gloss over your work with generalizations like, “Our group was successful and achieved all ofits ethical and practical goals this semester.” Provide evidence for success claims. Detail the procedures designed by your group tobring about these results. Are they “best practices”? What makes them best practices?
  2. Sometimes—especially if difficulties arose—it is difficult to reflect on your group’s activities for thesemester. Make the effort. Schedule a meeting after the end of the semester to finalize this reflection. If things worked well, whatcan you do to repeat these successes in the future? If things didn’t work out, what can you do to avoid similar problems in thefuture? Be honest, be descriptive and avoid blame language.
  3. This may sound harsh but get used to it. Self-evaluations—group and individual—are an integral part ofprofessional life. They are not easy to carry out, but properly done they help to secure success and avoid future problems.
  4. Student groups—perhaps yours—often have problems. This self-evaluation exercise is designed to help youface them rather than push them aside. Look at your goals. Look at the strategies you set forth for avoiding Abilene, groupthink, andgroup polarization. Can you modify them to deal with problems? Do you need to design new procedures?

Ethics of team work presentations

Values in team work (thought experiments)

Pitfalls to avoid in group work

Thought experiments on group work

Team member evaluation forms (required)

New ethics of teamwork presentation (spring 2012)

Ethics of teamwork jeopardy


  1. Weston, A. (2002). A Practical Companion to Ethics: 2nd Edition . Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press
  2. Flores, F. and Solomon, R. (2003). Building Trust: In Business, Politics, Relationships and Life. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  3. Brincat, Cynthia A. and Wike, Victoria S. (2000) Morality and the Professional Life: Values at Work . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  4. Urban Walker, M. (2006). Moral Repair: Reconstructing Moral Relations After Wrongdoing . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  5. Pritchard, M. (1996). Reasonable Children: Moral Education and Moral Learning . Lawrence, KS: Kansas University Press.
  6. Huff, Chuck and Jawer, Bruce. (1994). "Toward a Design Ethic for Computing Professionals." Social Issues in computing: Putting Computing in its Place. Eds. Chuck Huff and Thomas Finholt. New York: McGraw-Hill. 130-136.
  7. Janis, I. Groupthink: Psychological Studies of Policy Decisions and Fiascoes--2nd Ed. . Boston, Mass: Wadsworth.
  8. Sunstein, C.R. (2006). Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge . Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 217-225.

Questions & Answers

ology means a study of
SharaAmor Reply
is a greek word means soul
a branch of knowledge
psych means soul and ology means to study.
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Interestingly Reply
Factors that affect learning?
Ofentse Reply
I am struggling with survivors guilt and complicated grief after traumatic death of spouse. how to cope.
Rowdy Reply
Try to talk with someone you trust and join people who makes you feel worthy. try to help someone. Helping someone makes you feel better
I think you must seek professional help.
I am extremely sorry for your loss...I know that the pain of your loss is overwhelming and that you are experiencing all kinds of difficult and unexpected emotions. please don't get me wrong but the best way to cope is to move on..i know its hard..but that's the only way..(continued.)
stop burdening yourself with thoughts that say you could have done something..you couldn't..your just a human being and you cant always be a superman who saves the day..please dont feel guilty when you have no reason to..(cont.)
learn to love yourself again..learn to live ..for yourself,for the people who love you and need you in their lives.live for people who you once loved...Think about how you can make your life meaningful once again.It might seem impossible but trust me its necessary ..
Let your feelings of pain out ..you dont have to suffer ..talk to people whom you trust and love. take care and have a beautiful life ahead.
First and foremost -- Wow Rowdy! You have been through a highly difficult situation in your life, hands down. As a wife, I simply cannot phathom nor imagine slightly the feelings and thoughts you bare and I'm sure as these words do not help and hit rewind; my heart and prayers are going out to you-
today. I will say as well, everything you are feeling and going through, please know that these feelings and thoughts are all allowed, it is okay for you to find yourself feeling or thinking things that you would never find yourself wanting especially given the situation. I'm sure you question --
yourself, which in turn could make you question who you are right now and what this means for you as a person now and in the future. This is all okay, but there will have to be an understanding as to how to grow from these feelings and thoughts in a more humane manner l as these feelings and ---
thoughts could take a turn for a much more negative outcome as you find yourself trapped in a darkness that, if strong enough, trials and tribulations take years of complex development and experience, less strong minded individuals sometimes either never find the light, or end up being stuck in ----
a subconscious netherworld as they are consumed given the manipulation that was not understood to overcome. It results in losing all sense of heart, faith, soul and intelligence so that you don't grow, which in your case, growth is crucial. This is what your spouse will do their best in trying -----
to guide you through; keep an your senses wide open so that you can learn when she is trying to communicate.
What is meant by politics of intelligence? Please guide about this article.
Ali Reply
Thanks angela
Can u please explain it to me in your words?
Information about child psychology
Mohammed Reply
what is this
any theory recommendations about socialization?
help me please:<
actually I don't know
I badly need some for my research :<
But I need that😥
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branches of psychology
QSN Reply
Legal psychology
Developmental psychology, Sports psychology , Clinical psychology , Marketing psychology , counseling psychology , Biological psychology, Educational psychology , Positive psychology etc.
social, occupational psychology
what does it mean when the temporal lobe is anterior to occipital lobe
John Reply
the cortex refers to what part of the brain
the cortex refers to what part of the brain
cerebral cortex
in what time of situation is training most useful?
marjelee Reply
during bad experience
i think its not about suitation, its about the thing tatz need training.
training is possibly warranted for all situations.
I would think that training should be an ungoing thing. That's before, during and after. just in case there's a reoccurrence
any time
what is Karma
ana Reply
I think the summation of good and bad deeds you do in your life. Accidentally or otherwise.
Yes. I totally agree.
And if it is bad then the root must have been too.
Yes , In Hinduism we also believe that our parent's Karma also applies to us ! Don't know about that , but it kept people in check .
Adding to Swarada point. karma can be good or bad. both will have consequences. karma is biasedness you have shown in your life. like a king could not have two rules for normal man and his son, that comes under karma.
Oh perfectly said!
Ok. It is also said that when one does something... bad or good..it will come back to you 10 folds of the same.
yea that too ! I remember my mother always said if u stole someone's 10 rupees ur 100 will be stolen ( excuse my English ! I'm a non - English speaking person)
karma is nothing but what one usually mean when they say- what you sow, so shall you reap.
more important.. this concept was told by lord Krishna as part of spirituality, to focus on your good deed ,the purpose you are born for and your responsibilities. Not for hoping that bad will happen with people who made you feel bad. just giving example ;)
karma is the boomerang of your actions. what u put out in the universe u get back
Who is the founder of psychology
Daryl Reply
Wilhelm wundt
Wilhelm Wundt
William wundth
Wilhelm Wundt
and William James
Wilhelm Wundt
Wilhelm Wundt is the founder of structuralism
Yes and also the "Father of Psychology" I think the correct word is Father not Founder.
oh ok. noted
i believe it goes beyond him I believe it is Ancient but un formalized
I like your answer Swarada
Oh thanks! But u summarised it well!
what is up my fellow psych peeps!!
what are some academic research on developmental psychology
Sawrada Founder of Psychology is W.Wundt but Father of Psychology is Sigmund Freud...
what are some good schools to study psychology?
Enjoy Reply
George Mason, Penn State, UVA, university of Michigan
Hi I'm currently doing my experimental psychology research can you suggest a topic or research topic for my research thank you and please see 😊
Jerico Reply
Hello Jerico. I could help you out with some ideas if you're interested!
can u give me some ideas too?
For sure. It depends if you're trying to do an experiment (using statistics probably) or a case study what are you aiming for?
Hello Jerico. Try to opt for something simple and easy to do. I wouls say perhaps study the effects of color on concentration? You could get a group of people and have them take a memory test (you can find some online) in a white room for example. Then have them take another memory test
similar to the first one but in a different room and then you check the responses if the performance is better
but you have to know that a lot of factors will interfere in the performance such as mental state etc so make sure to choose a certain specific population. that's very important
you could be a bit more specific about it , to isolate the variables that can mess it up like age, sex, etc... you gotta take that into account
so that the results get somewhat accurate
that is very detailed information I really like it thank you very much 😊 your so very kind
You're very welcome
what are your interests in general?
Althogh I'm persuing botany and engineering.... but I also want to study human behaviour and psychology.... I would like if anyone can share their knowledge with me !!!!
I'm interested on effect of electroconvulsive therapy on people having a depression
What is Electroconvulsive therapy?
Astral Projection
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a medical treatment that is most commonly used in patients with severe major depression.
What are the expected dutties functions and responsibilities of a head of an agency based on the principles, Practice of industrial psychology?
Paul Reply
what are the psychological characteristics expected from an employee wether regular or occupying a position?
I can't able to differentiate between clinical psychologists and psychologists...
Nafisa Reply
psychologist is A wider term including all the psychologists from ol the fields of psychology, e.g business psychologist, sports psychologist, marketing psychologist, clinical psychologist, counciling psychologist...where as clinical psychologist is a a psychologist who helps the people to overcome
or deal wd mental problems, like depression, phobias, schizophrenia, etc
I have a Question
where can I get Old Question Paper's of Psychology Entrance Exam
Ma psychology from ignou will be helpful becoz Iam not from psychology background plz suggest if any online source not distance learning.
past papers of psychology from where I can get
What you would do if you were in the position of the tourist?
Irha Reply

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