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The introduction tell the reader what the essay is about.
It has three parts:
Notice the clearly defined structure in the sample introduction below.
Team work plays a big role in the daily and strategic functioning of many current organisations and structures differ depending on their purpose and place within the context of an organisation. team effectiveness within teams requires evaluation in order to ensure alignment of work with the strategic functioning of an organisation. Team structure tends to reflect its purpose and place within the organisationTwo models of teams reflect their context, goals and purposes. BJB Minerals uses project teams to achieve its goals while ACME Chemicals tends to emply parallel teams to improve output and employee involvement.Each team’s effectiveness can be judged according to its output, social processes and learning. The most critical factors in a strategy for improving effectiveness in each case are a compelling direction, an enabling structure, and access to coaching.
[topic and context]Team work plays a big role in the daily and strategic functioning of many current organisations and structures differ depending on their purpose and place within the context of an organisation. [end topic and context][outline]The team models discussed in this essay are examined from the context of the companies in which they are located, BJB Minerals and ACME Chemicals, take into account their specific goals, purposes and how they were established. [end outline][Argument]Both team models examined were formed with clear goals and processes for functioning, but they also need strategies for adapting and improving, as demonstrated by BJB Minerals' opt-in project team, to remain productive and relevant to the organisation.[end argument]