The goal is to raise productivity whilekeeping production costs as low aspossible. It takes a lot of time to sendcooperative memos of every changein procedure. It takes even more timeto implement those changes. Withteamwork you eliminate a lot of theformalities. Team Building
Why Team?Benefits to Organization Increasedproductivity Increased quality Bettermorale Better problem solvingIncreased creativity Better decisionsTeam Building
Work is less stressful Responsibility isshared Rewards and recognitionshared Members can influence eachother All experience a sense ofaccomplishment
DefinitionTeams – A small number of peoplewith complementary skills who arecommitted to a common purpose,performance goals and approach forwhich they hold themselves mutuallyaccountable. Usually 7-25 membersTeam Building
FormingFeel moderately eager with highpositive expectations about what thetem will accomplish Feel concernedabout how they will fit in and whatwill be expected of them Feel anxiousabout other team members Aredependent on authority to providedirection
Forming :Interpersonal Issues; Inclusion & trust. Willingness to include others in decision making Extent to which team members feel they can trust the leader Forming Task Accomplishment: Low to moderate Focus on defining goals, tasks and strategies Leader Action: Strategies Establish realistic goals Set standard for tem interaction Clarify team tasks and team member roles & relationship Make decisions and provide directions Monitor and give feedback on team performance Demonstrate and teach skills.
Storming:Interpersonal Issues; Experience some discrepancy between initial hopes and the reality. Become dissatisfied with dependence on authority Experience frustrations about goals and tasks and may react negatively toward formal leader and other team members May compete for power and attention