A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skill of the others.
Essential conditions of team-building • Teamwork needs collaboration among its members. It is said that one plus one is two in mathematics but eleven in team-building. • The synergetic effect is evident in teamwork; each team is a linking pin to another team and to the total organization
• Every member must have a clearly assigned role;• The team must take collective responsibility for the action of each of its members;• The team must speak with one voice;• Each member should be able to handle responsibilities of other members of his team, if the need arises
CONT’D• Team-building is essential to improve organizational effectiveness.• By diagnosing barriers to team performance and improving inter-team relationships and task accomplishment.• Team-building analyses the activities and relationships of the team members.• Set goals.
The purposes of team-building Analyze the way work is performed Examine the way a group is working Examine the relationships among team members Improve relationships of members Improve service
TEAM ROLES clarifies group objectives, sets the agenda, establishes priorities, and selects problemsCOORDINATOR gives shape to the team effort, regarding the feasibility of the project. Can steamroller the team, but gets results THE SHAPER the source of original ideas, suggestions and proposals that are usually original and THE radical. PLANT contributes a measured and dispassionate THE MONITOR- analysis and, through objectivity. EVALUATOR turns decisions and strategies into defined and manageable tasks, sorting out THE IMPLEMENTER objectives and pursuing them logically.
TEAM ROLES Goes outside the team to bring inRESOURCEINVESTIGTOR ideas, information and developments to it. • They are the teams sales-person, TEAM diplomat, liaison officer and WORKER explorer. THE operates against division and FINISHER disruption in the team, like cement, particularly in times of stress and pressure maintains a permanent sense of urgency with relentless follow- TEAM through
In small teams, people can, and do, assume more than one role.• Under-achievement demands a good coordinator or finisher• Conflict requires a team worker or strong coordinator• Mediocre performance needs a resource investigator, innovator or shaper• Error prone teams need an evaluator
• Different roles are important in different circumstances, for example:• New teams need a strong shaper to get started• Competitive situations demand an innovator with good ideas• In areas of high risk, a good evaluator may be needed• Teams should, therefore, be analysed both in terms of what team roles members can play, and also in relation to what team skills are most needed.
Team vs. Group• Not all groups in organizations are teams, but all teams are groups. The difference between a team and a group is that a team is interdependent for overall performance. A group qualifies as a team only if its members focus on helping one another to accomplish organizational objectives.
1+6 Pillars of a winning Team Inspiring Vision Synergistic Stretch skills Goals Shared values Mutual trust Great team and support leader Burning desire to win
Your People Skills 360 Create Customized Value for People Around You • Inspire • Listen • Energize • Ask Question • Empower • Speak Leading Communicating Influencing Building Relationships• Support • Connect • Build Trust• Persuade • Establish• Coach Rapport
9 Roles of a Team Leader Provide purpose Build a star team, not a team of stars Establish shared ownership for the results Develop team members to fullest potential Make the work interesting and engaging Develop a self-managing team Motivate and inspire team membersLead and facilitate constructive communication Monitor, but don’t micromanage