Personal Agendas in Teamwork

Subgroup Size

Small Group


40 minutes

External Cost


Lesson Plan


Activity created by Dr. Aletha Stahl, CILMAR, Purdue University, and Dr. Laura Starr, College of Science, Purdue University.


Adapted from:

Case studies - NIH office of intramural research. (2003).

As a result of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Recognize personal agendas and their role in group projects and teamwork. 2. Reflect on their own personal agendas. 3. Explore ways of mitigating tensions that personal agendas can create.