Your team is my team | CJUS 640 – Psychology & the Legal System | Liberty University

Answer the following questions in 1-2 page essay…2 scholarly source, 1 listed below…

From the Matching Game…Which of the positive team members are you most like?  

Idea Generator-spontaneous, creative, stick to agenda every meeting 

• Of the negative team members, which are you most like?

The Avoider (elaborate)

• What does the chapter reading suggest that you do to correct the negative behaviors?

How your Big Five Personality Characteristics (made you an effective team member, how these characteristics serve as a strength, and how you might navigate personality and leadership differences on a team. 

Big Five Personality Test Interpretation:

Scale O: Openness to Experience [high score of 34](curious versus consistent). People with high scores are described as adventurous, daring, imaginative, and variety loving.

Scale C: Conscientiousness  [high score of 34] (organized versus careless). People with high scores are described as well organized, scrupulous, responsible, and reliable.

Scale E: Extroversion   [second highest score of 33](social versus reserved). People with high scores are described as outgoing, sociable, friendly, and people oriented.

Scale A: Agreeableness   [third highest score of 32](compassionate versus contentious). People with high scores are described as good-natured, considerate, cooperative, and kind.

Scale N: Neuroticism  [lowest score of 22](nervous versus calm). People with high scores are described as anxious, emotional, temperamental, and highly strung.

Given the additional knowledge you have gained over the past few weeks, what might you have done differently as part of a team member in that first week? Are you able to identify your (and others’) weaknesses as well as strengths? How can you maximize strengths while minimizing pain points on the team? How have you grown (or can you grow) as both a team member and a leader?

One reference…

Manning, George. The Art of Leadership. McGraw-Hill Higher Education (US), 2018. [VitalSource Bookshelf]. 

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