GBA500 CC Wk 6 Resources for Building an Effective Team Reflective Blog

Write a reflective blog summarizing what was learned for week 6 and discuss how it can be implemented in the workplace. I will send references/readings for the week, you can pick a couple topics from there to blog about.

Weekly Reflections: At the end weeks 6, learners should post a personal reflection on what they learned in class that week and how it might apply to their work

Lesson and references:

Session Objectives:

  • Formulate strategies for identifying correct resources for building an effective team.
  • Recommend ways of clearly defining roles and measuring accountability for effective teams.
  • Analyze the impact and effectiveness of professional development, peer support, and mentoring of and by women and minorities in the development of their leadership skills.


  1. Kouzes & Posner, Chapters 9 & 10
  2. Crother-Laurin, C. (2006). Effective teams: A symptom of healthy leadership. The Journal for Quality and Participation, 29(3), 4-8.
  3. Gratton, L., & Erickson, T. J. (2007). 8 ways to build collaborative teams. Harvard Business Review, 85(11), 100-109.
  4. Hajela, S. (2015). Making of a team: Role of its leader. Shane Warne’s Rajasthan Royals. Industrial and Commercial Training, 47(7), 394-401 .
  5. Wright, K. (2013, August 26). Leadership – Engage your team – Create a culture of engagement.