Team Member Roles
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Team Member Roles
A team consists of two or more members that focus on a common goal in which he or she is trying to reach together. Being a team player is not an easy talk. Everyone must have a part and are willing to communicate with each other. Assigning roles to each members of the team will help keep the team organized and run smoothly. The team will assign each member different role with specific task duties. There could be a recorder also known as the scribe, information seeker, decision –maker, and a chairperson also known as the leader. For a team to be successful, each member must put in his or her share of effort and be committed.
A recorder is the one who takes notes and maintain the record for the team. Whenever there is meeting he or she is responsible to write down ideas that are discussed in the meeting. At the end of the meeting the recorder will make a copy of notes and hand one to each member. He or she should also keep track of the days and time that the teams meet. He or she has to see that the team is on schedule and on track. If they feel that the team has not accomplished any of the agendas then they might say: “Look friends we are 40 minutes in to this meeting and have no action plan”(The Pennsylvania State University,2007,paragraph 5).
An Information seeker is the who does the research for the team. They would find information and share it with the other team members during the meetings. Then they would discuss if the source was relevant and helpful. Information seeker must accurate in their research and have to make sure the sources are true and reliable. Base on the information given the decision- maker will now make the choices for the team.
A decision-maker is the one that helps the team make decision after evaluation of the information given. Developing good decision –making process for the team early on is important. The decision –maker would...