Unit 6 Assignment

This is a group assignment. I was designated to complete the topic below:

– Explain how each of you, as a team member, contributed to the team success to address the CEO’s concerns.

Team Assignment 1 Instructions for Unit 6:

The reading in Chapters 8, 9, and 10 focuses on motivation, groups, and teams. These readings along with your learning activities should be of assistance in completing this assignment in a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.

Address all the checklist items using the following scenario. In your team, designate a leader, a scribe (to take notes), and a person to submit the final team presentation response to the Unit 6 Assignment 1 Dropbox. Once the presentation is complete, each team member will be responsible for submitting his/her own peer evaluation form to the Unit 6 Peer Evaluation Assignment 2 Dropbox demonstrating how they contributed to the assigned team goals and objectives.

Read the Unit 6 Team Assignment Scenario:

Scenario (fictional):

Artificial Intelligence Medical (i.e., AIM) Inc. is a very profitable new company. Although it has only been in business for 2 years, it has already doubled the size of its workforce and quadrupled its profits. The CEO/founder has stepped aside recently in favor of a new CEO in the wake of employees’ frustration and social media messages about the benefits inequity and lack of motivation for teams at the company. The new CEO wants to change the way executive salaries are determined and find ways to motivate the project teams. The project teams typically are assigned to an artificial intelligence product, such as a robot that performs routine surgeries or diagnostic software used by different medical units of a hospital for patient diagnosis.

The new CEO has tasked your team of employees with determining a general proposed solution to the inequity in pay at the company and to address the lack of motivation for the 125 technicians and medical staff that work in project teams of 25 employees each. Each technician or staff member receives a salary of $45,000 per year, while the CEO and vice presidents (VPs) receive $500,000 per year (the CEO also holds 10% of the company stock), and the managers receive $65,000 per year. There are: a CEO, 2 VPs (manufacturing and finance), a marketing manager, a sales/customer service manager, and a technical support manager.

Access the learning activities and readings to assist the team in addressing the checklist items.

Checklist: After identifying the team letter/number and members on the title slide:

Describe the problems based on the scenario.
Describe the overall goal(s) and objectives of your assigned team.
Describe the tasks necessary to realize a successful response to the new CEO, allocating tasks for each member.
Provide a proposed overall salary/benefits solution and provide your team’s reasoning. Support the solution with a short citation from each of two (2) scholarly* articles (citations and references in APA format and style).
Apply at least two teamwork concepts and at least six (6) team process steps from the learning activity for improving the company project team effectiveness and motivation at AIM Inc. to address the assigned response to the CEO.
Explain how each of you, as a team member, contributed to the team success to address the CEO’s concerns

Have the assigned team member submit the team PowerPoint presentation in a minimum of 10 slides with additional title and reference slides using 24-point font and correct spelling and grammar, to the Unit 6 Assignment Dropbox. The presentation should be titled Team X_Unit 6 Assignment (insert assigned team letter in place of X) and each slide should have no more than five bulleted points.
Have the assigned team member submit the team PowerPoint presentation as either:
an audio presentation and speaker notes below each slide or
a presentation without audio but with speaker notes below each slide.
Explanations of the bulleted points should be placed below each slide in the notes section. If you submit an audio presentation, the bulleted points should be explained in the audio and notes and be audible, intelligible, and professional.

Scholarly sources have been put through a peer review by experts to ascertain that the content is original, supports any statements or claims with viable research, etc. Select “Library” under the Academic Tools area. Then select “Peer Reviewed” before doing your search on a topic.

PowerPoint template

Access the Unit 6 Assignment 1: Team Assignment grading rubric in Course Resources

Remember: Each team member submits their own peer evaluation form (see Assignment 2) to the Unit 6 Assignment 2 Dropbox

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