2. Program Objectives (1 of 2) <ul><li>Understand the team concept. </li></ul><ul><li>Open lines of communication as a foundation. </li></ul><ul><li>Sharpen communication techniques and skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn techniques for building a better team. </li></ul>
3. <ul><li>Understand your style and role as a team leader. </li></ul><ul><li>Sharpen your team’s goal setting, motivation and output/performance. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand team members and team dynamics. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice, discuss, and problem solve. </li></ul>Program Objectives (2 of 2)
4. A Challenge <ul><li>Please write a One Sentence Definition of </li></ul><ul><li>TEAM BUILDING. </li></ul>
5. What Is A Team? According to Webster's Ninth Edition : In other words, when one person cannot accomplish a job alone and several individuals must cooperate to fulfill a mission, you need a team. The better the cooperation, communication, and coordination among team members, the more efficient the team. “ A team is a number of persons associated together in work or activity: as a group on one side (as in football or debate).”
6. Common Need <ul><li>The overriding need of all people working for the same organization: to make the organization profitable. </li></ul>
7. Conceptions of “Team” (1 of 3) <ul><li>The Athletic Perspective: </li></ul><ul><li>Here, “team” connotes winning and losing. In an athletic arena, winning is the ultimate goal. </li></ul>The Power of Two : Here, “team”implies partnership. This includes both business and personal partnerships such as marriage.
8. Conceptions of “Team” (2 of 3) <ul><li>Circumstantial: </li></ul><ul><li>Here, “team” simply means any group in the same place at the same time. For example, in this context a company in general or all the managers in an organization could be considered a team. </li></ul>
9. Conceptions of “Team” (3 of 3) <ul><li>The Community Approach: </li></ul><ul><li>Here, a “team” is a group of individuals that share, collaborate, and assist one another. The group usually includes about 20 individuals. Members look to their peers for support. This type of team leads to workplace success ! </li></ul>
10. Why Teams Work (1 of 10) <ul><li>Teams initiate change. </li></ul>Often those at the top of the organization are challenged by what changes are necessary within an organization. Teams provide a valuable source of feedback.
11. Why Teams Work (2 of 10) <ul><li>Teams are natural problem solving devices. </li></ul>A team setting opens up new communication lines. Because of the necessity of commun- ication within a team, members encounter problems and challenges in early stages and are able to head them off with greater efficiency and success.
12. Why Teams Work (3 of 10) <ul><li>Teams are collections of the organization’s best assets. </li></ul>Each team member has specific talents. By combining individuals in team fashion, all of these talents are joined to work toward a common goal.
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