MACE Stories: Magda: “We got stuck on trying to solve the wrong problem.”

The company I was a part of was called MSAJ and it was created by Aye Nge, Jung Mi Lee, Sakeenah Martin and myself. The biggest problem in our group and what we have learnt to see as the biggest strength was diversity. Each of the team members comes from a different country, studies different subjects, has different interest, perspective and skills. At the start of the module, we did not know how to embrace diversity. We tried to have the same way of thinking, to uniform our ideas. We quickly learnt that this will not help the group, but destroy it.

The first part of the task was to come up with an idea for a product. This was also the part we struggled with the most…

Source: Magda’s Reflective Essay

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