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Building an Effective Team



MSCSA Vice President Kayley Schoonmaker and MSCSA Treasurer Matt Rubel ...

MSCSA Vice President Kayley Schoonmaker and MSCSA Treasurer Matt Rubel
You've heard it throughout the year: teamwork to make the dream work! Ever wonder how to make a team work? There is a big difference between a group and a team. Is your senate operating as a group or a team? We can help you find out. We will also do some team building exercises to make sure you are ready to take teambuilding back to your campus.



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  • Teamwork… To make the Dream Work!
  •  “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” The Importance of Teamwork
  •  Who took the lead, how was their tone and attitude? How did they influence the group?  Think about where you are splitting into groups, can you provide an example? What is this doing to the team? Things to Consider…
  • Group vs. Team Group work: Teamwork:  Work independently  Motivated to achieve personal goals  Very hierarchical  “What’s in it for me?”  Have shared responsibilities  Motivated to achieve common goals  Participative or empowerment-oriented  “How can I help the common purpose?”
  •  Achieve things beyond the capacity of individuals working alone  Help each other avoid major errors  More opportunities for new ideas  Encourages empowerment  Affiliation, security, self-esteem, and self-fulfillment Advantages of Teamwork
  •  Highly publicized team charter and norms  Widely shared goals and objectives  Strong team cohesion  A diversified team mix  Clearly defined roles/responsibilities  Positive interpersonal relationships  Trust and conflict management abilities  Effective interpersonal communication skills  Strong top management support What is an Effective Team?
  •  Group recognition and rewards  Identify and build on team’s strengths  Develop trust and norms  Empower team members  Inspire and motivate members  Recognize needs and attend to them  Encourage and support team decisions  Display self-confidence  Has strong social skills The Team Leader
  •  v=10151837380932051&set=vb.9350 637050&type=3&theater Together, We Can!