We came across this little post about teamwork some time ago but we really like it. Part of what we like is how short and sweet it is. So we’ll give you “short and sweet” ourselves, with this posting today.
Their list of good team player attributes is to some degree portable from the domain of software development. It’s also an incomplete list.
You’ll undoubtedly be tackling essay (and interview!) questions about teamwork. Particularly if you’re applying to a school like Kellogg.
Have you stopped to consider what a “team” is? How you’ve been a good team player in the past? There’s no right or wrong answers here. But in the bschool application process, it’s definitely helpful when you can answer that type of question with something of interest to your audience.