Development and Evaluation of Team Work Skills Through the Preparation of Group Assignment Coursework Using Meeting Minutes
The Journal of Social Sciences Research
In the management of an organization, meetings are an important mechanism for a leadership to achieve organizational objectives, in particular as a democratic decision-making and feedbacks observationmechanism. In ensuring the meeting serves its function, the progress of the meeting is documented in the meeting minutes. As a result, the leader is able to easily gain members' commitments and assuring that the meeting progresses in tandem with the goals outlined. This qualitative study aims to
... ve study aims to investigate the use of meeting minutes through the adaptation of teamwork skills development model as teamwork skills development mechanism, in preparing assignment of Islamic education professional courses offered to Part 3 students of the diploma program at Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak Branch. The study employs library research, interviews and observations as research instruments. Library research is done by collecting data on previous studies pertaining to teamwork skills elements to develop a guided minutes of meeting template as instructional material for teamwork skills development. Observations are conducted on both process and result of the application of the minutes of meeting template during the preparation of student workgroup assignment. Selected informants are interviewed to generate their perspectives about ideas, opinions and experiences pertaining research topic. As the result of the study, it's found that the minutes of meeting as a recognized validated document by all meeting member functioned as an early alert system for educator in detecting free riding tendencies of a group member, as well as become a valid evidence for evaluation members contribution towards team performance.