Welcome to the presentation “ effective team management: The secret of team success.”
In this presentation, we will briefly look at the following:What is effective team management?Why team management is necessary?Tips for effective team management.Team management from nature.Conclusion
Lets begin with what effective team management is…
There are some things which cannot be done with out taking the help of othersLets take an example of our hand.Can we write using pen with our single finger?
We need another finger to hold the pen to write. To do any other work our five fingers are effectively managed to move in a coordinated way to accomplish any task.
In the similar way the process of managing a group of individuals in order to accomplish a common goal is known as team management.
Now lets move on to the necessity of effective team management.Why do you think team management is necessary?
Its because, effective team management gives you the following benefits..Better outcomes.Increased efficiencyBetter ideasMutual supportIncreased competencySense of accomplishment.
Managing team effectively leads to better coordination among the team. People can unlock their inner potential and reinforce their expertise in tackling the challenges associated with the team work and reduce the risk of poor individual contributions. This makes the whole team of employees improve their performance and so deliver better outcomes both in terms of quality and quantity.
When the employees in the team are managed to work collectively and are encouraged, inspired and motivated it leads to increased efficiency.
Each members of a team may have different ideas, thoughts, ideals, vision, skills etc. When these members are managed to apply different skills to tackle the same problem, they come up with more efficient and quick solutions. Thus promotes better ideas.
Managing the people to work together gives the team members an opportunity to understand their co workers better and so their strengths and weaknesses, supporting each other to achieve their common goals.
Effective management increases healthy competition among the team members that provides the employees in a team to grow and improve their skills further. This in turn increase the competency.
Celebrating the success of the team in accomplishing the goal would account for the success of each individual in the team. This gives them a greater sense of accomplishment.
Few tips on effective team management
The ten tips for effective team management are:Avoid favoritismGive credits when necessaryLet employee make mistakesNetwork effectivelySet processesAlign group goals with organizational goalsInitiatePeriodic assessmentsMaintain disciplineManage conflicts.
In managing a team as a team manager you should not show any favoritism. You may like or dislike some members of your team personally but personal interest must be kept out of professional work. Treat every one equal.
Good work must be appreciated, praised and credited as this boosts up the team members’morale. This encourages them to contribute more to the team. Acknowledge the team members individually for a good work or task done by them.
Give your team members an opportunity to take their own decisions and come out with good results. Support and guide them to learn from difficulties arisen due to the decisions they have taken.
Talking to every member of your team is very important. It enables you to understand your team’s strength and weakness. Effectively communication with in your team helps achieve the task assigned more easily and quickly.
Set processes and find ways to improve them for smooth functioning of the team.
Shouting and scolding your team members in front of every one makes them feel insulted that may impact your teams performance negatively. Better option is to warn privately.
Be sure that your team is moving in a right direction. The direction is determined by the goals of your organization. Try to link the individuals goals of your team members to the organization goals. This increases the potential of your team.
Motivating your team on regular basis increase the commitment among your team members. Motivation also serves to inspire your team to work more effectively.
Make periodic assessments to keep record of the team’s progress. Also make assessments on the team members strengths and weaknesses.
Discipline is very important thing that you have to inculcate in your team. Rules and policies the team have to follow must be strictly enforced.
Your team members may come from different backgrounds. Clash of thoughts, ideas etc. are common that ultimately leads to conflicts. Without being biased, figure out the best means to solve it.
Make every one of your team involved in the decision making process. Allow each one to express their opinion and then make a decision and gain their acceptance. This enhances the team spirit.
Let us see how nature make us learn how to manage a teamSuccess depends on team work. Successful team work depends on how they are managed and share their work among themselves. Let us see few examples from the nature
Roles of each honey bees are clearly defined. Division of work and communication are the perfect examples that show how well they are organized and so we can learn.
Ants example tells us how ants corporate with each other. The above picture says it.
Geese always fly forming v shape. As a result their flight efficiency increases by 71%. Compared to just one bird flying. When the leader leading from the front gets tired he goes at back of v shape and then another geese takes charge. This teaches us about leadership.
Effective team management leads to successful team work. Successful teams leads to successful organization
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Effective Team Management - The Secret of Team Success
EFFECTIVE TEAM MANAGEMENT:
THE SECRET OF TEAM SUCCESS
What is effective team management?
Why team management is necessary?
Tips for effective team management.
Team management from nature
What are the tips for effective
Give credits when necessary.
Let employees make mistakes.
Communicate effectively .
Do not criticize
Align group goals with
Motivate your team
Do not take the decisions
Tips for effective team management