Engineering has never been more competitive—emerging from the recession, engineering firms are leaner than ever and accustomed to achieving more with less, satisfying more demands from clients, and meeting shorter deadlines. What else can an already-lean company do to operate even more efficiently and gain a competitive edge?
The answer is team-building.
Amnong several important points highlighted in this article, two recommendations are worth considering:
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- Partnership between Libraries and Drexel Smart House helps students develop information Literacy Skills.
- Succeeding at Group Work, with help from the Libraries
Walk into any of the library locations on campus, and you'll find students working on collaborative projects including class presentations, group research papers, capstone projects, and lab reports. The Libraries already provide space for group work and self-directed learning to take place, and now we've taken it a step further with the Group Work Survival Guide.