What is the
Teamwork is a group of
members of a team working
together to get something
accomplished. When members
of a group work together as a
team, they can more
accomplished in a short amount
Teams work together to problem solve more efficiently, with each
team member offering a unique perspective to complex issues.
According to Mary Guffey in Business Communication, "members
recognize a need for each other's expertise, talents and
commitment to achieve their goals." With each team using their
strengths (such as one person writing, one inserting charts and
analyzing data, one person researching costs, and another
organizing the visuals for a presentation), a long-term project can
come together with ease.
When teams work together, it is important to
establish the purpose of the team; this will allow
members to set clear goals. The ultimate goal of
any team is to produce quality work for the
company. For this reason, effective teams value
open communication, treat each others as equals,
and keep collaboration at the forefront by
sharing information. Conflicts are resolved
quickly within the group. The group schedules
meetings on a regular basis to discuss the
project's progress and meet deadlines.
Work group Teamwork
Is it the same a group and team? why?
Why not ?
What is the disadvantages
of teamwork in a workplace?
Personality conflicts of
employees, lack of
those employees who get
on well with each other and
those who don't, talkative
employees not getting on
1.sharing of ideas
2.motivational - not wanting to
let the team down. Shared
targets and aims for the team to
3.Employees needs - employees
have social needs, go to work not
just for the money but for human
contact with workmates etc.
Employees can therefore be
happier in a team.
4. support eg more experienced
members can help, mentor and
develop the less experienced
work in a team
Helping and Guiding
Participating and Suggesting
Respecting and Listening
Problem Solving and Communicating
Teamwork Skills for Children