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Teamwork in the Workplace

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  • 1. Enhance
    Effectiveness
    The Importance ofTeamworkin the Workplace
    Improve
    Efficiency
    COME TOGETHER.
    By: Alexandra Witt
  • 2. “Two heads are better than one.”
    THINK BIG.
    CREATE BIGGER.
  • 3. What is
    teamwork?
    "Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
    The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives.
    It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”
    -Andrew Carnegie
  • 4. How does teamwork work?
    It starts with a team.
    A team is “a set of people with a range of different skills who will ideally have objectives that contribute to the overall corporate strategy of business.”
    -”Using Teamwork to Build a Better Workplace” – case study by The Times 100 (Chartered Management Institute)
  • 5. In simple terms,
    Teamwork is simply just a team collaborating with each other to reach a common goal.
  • 6. Why it works
    The whole is greater than the sum of its parts
    Leadership and management provides organization and structure.
    EFFECTIVENESS.
    EFFICIENCY.
  • 7. There’s one con…
    TEAMS FAIL.
    Unwillingness to cooperate
    Lack of leadership
    No managerial support
    Frustration can lead to loss of motivation
    Too much competition can stray teams away from the common goal
  • 8. But the Pros Outweigh the Cons.
    Creates cooperative/friendly workplaces
    Creates leaders
    Better ideas through creative competition
    Strategic point of view = NO TUNNEL VISION
    Goal attacked from numerous points of view instead of just one.
    Less time consuming
  • 9. Using Teamwork in Real Life Work Environments
    Brainstorm meetings
    Group Presentations
    Mentoring
    Event planning
  • 10. To conclude
    • Two heads are better than one
    • 11. Collective > individual
    • 12. Pros outweigh the cons
    “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”
    - Michael Jordan
  • 13. COME TOGETHER.
  • 14. Works Cited
    Pictures (in order of appearance)
    1. Public Domain: Crystal Clear Teamwork.png
    2. © Photo used with permission by thegoldguys.blogspot.com
    3. © Photo used with permission by DreamsTime.com
    4. © Photo by Alexandra Witt
    5. © Photo by EasaShamih via Flickr Creative Commons
    6. By U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Damon J. Moritz. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Common
    7. © Photo used with permission by nuleadership.wordpress.com
    8. © Photo used with permission by markholmgren.files.wordpress.com
    9. © Photo used with permission by thegoldguys.blogspot.com
    10. © Photo used with permission by amazonaws.com
    11. © Photo used with permission by legalmarketingreader.com
    12. Public Domain: http://l2lgroup.com/business_meeting2.jpg
    13. © Photo by Alexandra Witt
    Music: “Come Together” by The Beatles