Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Fall 1995


Dragan Milosevic

Course Title

Communications and Team Building

Course Number

EMGT 510


The purpose of this report is to analyze and critique in 5 scenes the transformation of the Dream Team from developing stage to becoming a peak performing machine.

The method used to achieve these goals is application of a model that was created and developed by the team. During our team modeling exercise, we arrived at a model that included the following stages: Assuming; Ice Breaking; Individual thinking; Offending; Sharing; Doing; Reviewing; Polishing. We reduced these stages into five main themes. Our D.R.E.A.M. model consists of five stages: Developing, Reacting, Evaluating, Acting, and Measuring and Monitoring. Each stage is depicted as a scene that describes the events, team performance, behavior, actions and consequences.

The analysis focuses on the behaviors of each team member from a cultural perspective as well as on the team itself. This report evaluates the factors that either contributed or detracted from our team's performance by discussing cultural background; development of the D.R.E.A.M. model; observed events from a cultural perspective, analysis and related research for each phase; and last but not least, learnings.


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