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    Your specific assignment...build a group internal decision-making structure

  1. Finalize your goals : (a) Identify and test procedures that help to recognize actions of your group’s members as group actions. (b) Identify and distribute the roles that individuals are playing in your group. (c) Discuss how you have organized your group to tackle assignments. How do you synthesize and subordinate individual actions and decisions into group actions and decisions?
  2. Draw a picture of your group’s GID/CID Structure : Organize it as a flow chart that describes the progression from a class assignment to the final group product.
  3. How does your group collect disseminated knowledge and skill from your individual members?
  4. What is the greatest challenge you have faced so far? : How did your group respond? Was it effective, successful, or satisfactory?
  5. Changes . Have you kept your goals and procedures “in tact” as you have faced these?

What did you learn?

Peter French speculates on the possibility that a corporation could consist of nothing more than a sophisticated software program. He also holds forth the notion of corporate moral personhood (as opposed to natural personhood). Now that you have had an opportunity to study the history of and structure of the modern corporation, what do you think about the nature of corporations?



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