I’m a golfer and I was reading an article on *Golf Etiquette* just to brush up on making sure I was following some basic rules that I had either assumed or didn’t know but I was more intrigued on how the article talked about how the golf course had been transformed into an executive boardroom. I kind of knew this, but never really paid too much attention to it.
Whenever I tell friends outside of MLHR that the program has an emphasis on group work, the usual response is something to the effective of, "Ugggg I HATE group work." or "I don't know how you handle group work all the time. Isn't that so hard to find time with your schedules?" Now, I must admit, I came into the program with a similar attitude when they told us we would be working in groups for most of our time here. However, I think I might have come to rather enjoy group work. Here are a few reasons why group work isn't as bad as people think:
I was working with my teammate Logan this afternoon on an Accounting case study, and we both were scratching our heads over a certain problem. After some discussion, he found an important number in the case, I found a hint from our textbook, and together we were able to solve for the answer to the problem.
- Timeline: Saturday evening I see: perfectly clear skies I hear: Beyoncé I smell: chicken and curry (yum…) I feel: a LOT of pain. - Let me summarize my spring quarter: I’m taking six classes (yes, SIX classes) and I have a different group for each one of them. This has been most challenging, especially given that it’s a radical change from the model that we had followed for the first two quarters, in which we worked primarily with our core team. -