Using Teams in the Business Classroom: What Works

Nancy Ellen Hicks, Karl L Smart

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Being an effective team member is not an optional skill for students to succeed today. Employers want to hire students who have experience working in teams; this is why some of the most common interview questions today ask about team-related experiences. If your business course is designed to prepare students to succeed in the workplace, then you need to be developing teamwork skills. Business courses offer ideal situations for students to develop their teamwork skills. Course content readily lends itself to working in teams, providing a great teaching tool to apply the concepts of team work while using a variety of business tools and technology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-38
JournalThe Ohio Business Technology Educator
Issue number2011
StatePublished - Oct 2011


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