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Teamwork Exercise: Establishing Standards of Excellence

Introduction

Teams should establish “standards of excellence” that establish the team’s expectations for itself and its members. Standards of excellence should address, for example: the contribution of time and effort that each team member is expected to put forth, a basic understanding of how team members are expected to behave with one another, and a timeline and workplan for accomplishing the team’s goals. Standards of excellence can help teams to remember that they must adhere to a set of sometimes stringent expectations in order to successfully achieve their goals.

Exercise Purpose

The purpose of this exercise is to:

Exercise Instructions