Overview: Your leadership journal will provide the basis for Final Project I, the leadership paper. The journal is private between you and your instructor, who will provide weekly feedback, giving you an opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the concepts covered in each module. In this module’s resources, you studied how integrated project teams can be used to organize engineering projects and facilitate team communication. In this module’s journal assignment, you will explore the characteristics of integrated project teams as an organizational structure.
Prompt: In your journal assignment, explore the characteristics of integrated project teams as an organizational structure. Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
Describe the characteristics of IPTs, including their advantages and disadvantages, using an example from personal experience or your research to illustrate your points.
Explain why IPTs are usually an ideal structure for engineering projects, citing specific examples from experience or research