Readings for this week discuss several different task types: intellective and judgmental, collective recall, and creative (generating ideas).

Essay C Assignment:

1. For each of the three case studies, classify the types of tasks the group performed.

2. Identify one example of a group having trouble with a particular task, and (drawing on the readings) suggest what might be causing the problem.

Keep in mind that most groups perform multiple tasks, and some complex tasks have elements of more than one type.