To establish ground rules/group norms and guidelines that will guide the team as they work together toward a common purpose.
The team should develop and reach consensus on the Code of Cooperation. Each member should receive a copy and if possible, a copy should be posted at all team meetings. Team members agree to maintain the standards set forth in the Code.
Possible areas to be covered in the Code of Cooperation include: attendance; promptness; meeting place and time; participation; basic conversational courtesies; assignments; interruptions; rotation of routine chores; agenda, minutes and records.