How to REALLY improve teamwork.

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Improving teamwork by improving informal unstructured business processes

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How to REALLY improve teamwork.

  1. 1. Teamwork How to reallyimprove teamwork
  2. 2. We could dive right in and start fixing this stuff.Double-click to enter textLets say you lead a team
  3. 3. Double-click to enter text You want to improve teamwork
  4. 4. Where do you start?
  5. 5. Well, what makes great teamwork?
  6. 6. If you do a little research youmight come up with a list that looks a little like this.
  7. 7. We could dive right in andstart fixing this stuff.
  8. 8. If you have tried it - youwill know how hard it is.
  9. 9. Its not that great teams dont do all those things.
  10. 10. But these are outcomesof good teamwork.
  11. 11. And teams thatdont do these things well... Double-click to enter text...dont do well.
  12. 12. What you want is to treat the cause.Not the symptoms
  13. 13. So you have to dig a little deeper. At root, teamwork is about behavior.
  14. 14. It is about how we interact with one another.
  15. 15. Teamwork fails mostoften in the moments between us.
  16. 16. So, if you want to improve teamwork, you need to look at the behaviorof team members towards each other
  17. 17. Another word for this is process.
  18. 18. Not that cumbersome thing wenormally think of as business process
  19. 19. But the everyday processes we use to get things done.
  20. 20. How we make requests of one another
  21. 21. How we let someone know when a task needs their attention
  22. 22. When it is OK to decline or transfer a task
  23. 23. How to deal with errors and to learn from them
  24. 24. How to managepriorities for the benefit of the team Double- click to enter text
  25. 25. So, to improve your teamwork you need to improve the behaviors within your team And that means improving process
  26. 26. Thank you.Learn more about how to improveteamwork through better processwww.theprocessconsultant.comIan James, The Process Consultant

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