Reflective Essay Management

1490 Words Jul 10th, 2012 6 Pages
Reflective Essay
For this assignment the initial actions that I took in order to move towards the goal were to offer my thoughts and ideas on what company should be chosen and where would be best to research and investigate to create a positive outcome.

“The ability of an individual to influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute towards the effectiveness and success of the organisations of which they are members” ( House et al 2004)

Belbin (1993) identified that team members have preferred roles when working in a team setting At this stage according to Belbins team role theory I believe I took the role of a shaper, as part of my leadership style I chose to be participative as I felt the input and ideas of other would be
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I believe this happened due to a critical misunderstanding of the task and not reading and understanding the brief properly for future reference it may have been better to refer to the module leader along the process to ensure that everything is taking shape and along the right lines.
I think the lack of critical evaluation in relation to Tesco’s approach was also the key reason that there was a lack of theoretical ties and concepts which overall hindered the presentation.
After the presentation of the poster as a group we realised we understood the subject very well but did not relate it to theory or concepts and this lack of underpinning did not allow the presentation to be as good as it could have been also as the theory was a critical area of the whole thing I believe we lost a key opportunity to convey the group and my own understanding of the module as a whole.

Kolb’s Learning Cycle
In terms of Kolbs learning cycle I have had the experience in terms of the tasks, this reflective essay would result in my reviewing and reflecting of the experience, on reflection of this essay I have learnt it is an area of my work I need to improve and I plan to make sure that I pay close attention to this with my next assignment I believe this will

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