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Working On Teams

Posted by Susanna. Although my experience as a patternmaker was that of an integral member of a tight-knit team, with a big project due every season (seemed more like every minute!), there was a clear hierarchy that made it quite different than working on a team of equals. I was a bit apprehensive about teamwork before coming to business school, because my only experience had been a couple of projects in undergrad where there was the archetypal free rider. I asked all the schools I applied to how their study groups are built, and was wary of the ones which were self-selected. I was happy when Kenan-Flagler told me that the teams are engineered to have the optimal mix of backgrounds/abilities. Read More