“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. Itis the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” - Andrew Carnegie
Today we will talk about:1.Work in a team2.Leading a team
What is a team? ―A team is a small number of people withcomplementary skills who are committed to a commonpurpose, performance goals and approach for whichthey hold themselves mutually accountable‖ Not just groups Reciprocal interdependence Join accountability
What is a team? Common goal Common vision Have rules (of communication etc.) Have a leader (formal/informal) Have some strategy or plan
TEAM Together Everyone Achieve More
What is teamwork?The ability to work together toward a common vision.The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives.The concept of people working together as a team for one specific purpose.
Why teamwork? elephant tasks are split into smaller units potential of many different persons is used learning from each other one vision, many hands more motivating fun
„Teamwork divides the task and doubles the success!“
Ideal team? Open communication Building on DifferencesSense of purpose Shared leadership Continues Flexibility and Learning AdaptabilityEffective workingprocedures Trust and mutual respect
Teamwork – Necessary skills• Leadership• Communication• Active Listening• Receiving and Giving Feedback• Effective Meeting
Leadership, Communication & Active Listening • Game: each people will be given a secret number. Without talking you have to make people to be in line following the number order.
Focus effective teams are very clear about what they are doing at each phase of the problem solving and collaborative process
Climate − positive, inclusive, focus on the issue (not on the person)
Communication — opencommunications — issues and sub-issiues are identified, discussed and acted on.
„Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” Henry Ford
TEAM LEADER XP
The first thing that you need toknow is… a little secret about you.YOU HAVE A POWER AND AUTHORITY
There are a lot of things that create a team work... Effective Good Conflict meetings communication management Trust & respect Clear plans Decision making Clear roles Clear goals
Your role as a team leader Manage the taskManage Manage the individualsthe team
Your role as a team leader • Set the goals • Go from goals to results Manage the task • Communicate the tasks • Remind members of upcoming deadlines and commitments • Bring up issues that may mean a plan revision is required Manage • Improve the speed with whichManage the individualthe team problems are solved • Confront the team when the plan is not followed
Team management1. Planning the team2. Working with the team3. Evaluation the team
The 1st step, and one that is often forgotten, is planning the team that you want to have.Planning is very important in ensuring that you will have a successful team throughout your project.
Remember team structure should be: • Based on goals that you have• Concrete with amount of team members
While thinking about structure of your team don`t forget about• Positions• Job Descriptions• Benefits(personal development)
Identify the strengths in your people! Some things you might want to consider when thinkingabout what your people are good at include: • What have their successes been, and what were the conditions or behaviors that caused those successes? • What capabilities do you see in them that are unique? • What do you think they’re proud about in their lives, and about themselves?
What you should remember about JD!• understandable• structured• equal in volume of responsibilities between members• Do not cross roles
Structure of JD should look like•Role•Responsibilities•MoS•Skills, competencies (development)
Decide the drivers of the team’s success !Each team is successful for a different reason.Why your team is going to be successful?
Some examples of drivers may include:• Strong personal relationships between team members• Excellent individuals who create individual achievements in their areas.• A culture of celebrating successes• A ton of ambition for achievements
Team formation!Working with the team.
Getting to know each other Be sure you’re allowing everyone toconnect, break the ice, and get to know oneanother on both a personal and professionallevel. There are countless exercises to dothis.
Setting a common vision It’s very important to have a vision ofwhat you want to achieve as a team.This vision will guide your actionsthroughout your teamwork in project
Whatever vision you create, make sure it meets the following criteria:• It capitalizes on the strengths and passions of people in your team.• The members of the team have an emotional connection to the vision, and are excited to make it become a reality.• It is clear enough to provide direction and allow you to set more concrete goals on the basis of the vision.
Set team principles and standards• weekly meetings• reporting system• teambuilding days• feedback sessions• rules during meetings• rules in terms of your personal andvirtual communication etc.
Stages of team development!
Forming - formalities are preserved and members are treated as strangers.
Storming - members start to communicate their feelings but probably still don`t view themselves as part of the team.
Norming - people feel part of the team and realize that they can achieve working if they accept other viewpoints.
Performing - the team works in an open and trusting atmosphere where flexibility is the key and hierarchy is of little importance
Don`t forget about importance of 1st meeting of your team It should be: • Unique one • Unforgettable • Starting point • Motivational • Inspiring
Agenda of 1st meeting can be like this one –Team intro & GTKEO – Team vision, goals, MoS, legacy – Team culture – Team rules – Roles & Responsibilities – Work flow (meetings, reports)