A team is a group of people withcomplementary skills that work in ashared form, understand their goals ,are engaged in meeting them and feelcollectively responsible.
There are four main types of teams:- Problem solving team Self managed work teams Cross functional teams Virtual teams Problem solving team : It comprises of group of 5 to 12 employees from the same department who meet for a few hours each week to discuss ways of improving quality, efficiency, and the work environment.
Self managed work team : It comprises of group of 10 to 15 people who take on responsibilities of their former supervisors. Cross functional team : It comprises of employees from about the same hierarchical level, but from different work areas, who come together to accomplish a task. Virtual team : This is a team that use computer technology to tie together physically dispersed members in order to achieve a common goal.
The sum of the efforts undertaken by eachteam member for the achievement of theteam’s objective is called team work.
Think about your team first Discuss Avoid criticism Transparency must be maintained among the team members. The team leader must take the responsibility of encouraging the team members Avoid conflicts in your team Rewards and recognition
Tasks are accomplished at a faster pace when it is done by a team rather than an individual. It improves the relations and strengthen the bond among the employees. There is always a healthy competition among the team members.