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Team Building

  1. 1. Team Building
  2. 2. Groups Defined Two or more individuals interacting with each other in order to accomplish a common goal
  3. 3. Team Defined A formal group comprised of people interacting very closely together with a shared commitment to accomplish agreed upon objectives
  4. 4. Groups & Teams Impact Effectiveness <ul><li>Groups & Teams Can….. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase responsiveness to customer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase Motivation & Satisfaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaining Competitive Advantage </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Types of Groups & Teams <ul><li>Formal Groups Created by Managers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top Mgmt Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-Managed Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross- Functional Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R & D Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Task Forces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross- Cultural Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Command Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informal Groups Created By workers </li></ul><ul><li>Friendships Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Interest Groups </li></ul>
  6. 6. Stages Of Group Development <ul><li>Forming </li></ul><ul><li>Storming </li></ul><ul><li>Norming </li></ul><ul><li>Performing </li></ul><ul><li>Adjourning </li></ul>
  7. 7. Characteristics of Groups <ul><li>Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Norms </li></ul><ul><li>Composition </li></ul><ul><li>Cohesiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Status Hierarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul>
  8. 8. Team Effectiveness <ul><li>Team Effectiveness Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team output meets users’ expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Viability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Members satisfied with team experience. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members willing to continue contributing to team effort </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Why Work Teams Fail <ul><li>Mistakes typically made by management: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teams cannot overcome weak strategies and poor business practices. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hostile environment for teams (command & control culture;competitive/individual reward plans; management resistance). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teams adopted as fad; no long -term commitment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lessons from one team not transferred to others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vague or conflicting team assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inadequate team skills training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor staffing of teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of trust </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Why Work Teams Fail <ul><li>Problems typically experienced by team members: </li></ul><ul><li>Team tries too much too soon. </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict over differences in personal work styles(and/or personality conflicts). </li></ul><ul><li>Too much emphasis on results, not enough on team processes and group dynamics. </li></ul><ul><li>Unanticipated obstacle causes team to give up. </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance to doing things differently. </li></ul><ul><li>Poor interpersonal Skills (aggressive, destructive conflict, win lose negotiation). </li></ul><ul><li>Poor interpersonal Chemistry (loners, dominators) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of trust. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The evolution of Self-Managed Work Teams <ul><li>Traditional Work Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Semiautonomous Work Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(structure, staffing and task procedures) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Self Managed Teams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Group control of its own structure, staffing, and task procedures) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. What Self-Managing Teams Manage <ul><li>Schedule work assignments 67% </li></ul><ul><li>Work with outside customers 67% </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Training 59% </li></ul><ul><li>Set production goals/quotas 56% </li></ul><ul><li>Work with suppliers/vendors 44% </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase equipment/services 43% </li></ul><ul><li>Develop budgets 39% </li></ul><ul><li>Do performance appraisals 36% </li></ul><ul><li>Hire co-workers 33% </li></ul><ul><li>Fire co -workers 14% </li></ul>
  13. 13. Team’s Critical Success Factors <ul><li>Clear, engaging direction. </li></ul><ul><li>A real team task. </li></ul><ul><li>Rewards for team excellence. </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Material Resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Authority to manage work. </li></ul><ul><li>Team Goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Team Norms that promote strategic thinking. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thank you Enjoy your RYLA

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