Cohesive team members spend more
Team meetings are more important,
when they have involve in joint problem
Group breakfast, lunches are also
opportunities for spending time together.
Manager have to be careful not to
extend the already demanding work
week for professionals.
Designed a team to be democratic
Emphasizing the word team members or
teammates and de-emphasizing the
word subordinates, employees.
Referring to yourself as the team, leader,
facilitator is also best than the title of
Whether winning teams create good
work team or the reverse, its pay to
emphasize that yours is winning team
Reminder team members frequently of
what your team is doing that is above
average and tell them why they belong
to a winning team.
Team members should be given frequent
reminders of what they are doing right
and encouraged for their actions that
contribute to team goals.
Giving reward for group accomplishment
support team work because people
receive reward for what they have
Example of team recognition follow:
1) Display wall or electronic bulletin for posting
related to team activities, such as
accomplishment, schedules, and
1. understand the benefit of teamwork.
Any project you maybe working on can
actually be done in a quicker and more
efficient way. Having team members
means better inputs and suggestions.
Make your team-members feel
important: The key to a successful team is
that everyone shares the same passion
and focus to achieve the desired
target/goal. Involve people in the
information, the goal, deadlines (if any).
Make them feel that they're responsible
for the outcome.
3. Encourage inputs and suggestions: This
would not only help establish a sense of
purpose in everyone, but would also
help as someone might come up with a
suggestion to improvise which you may
not even have thought of.
Treating team members as customer
would involve group members taking
such action as
Inviting a team member to lunch just to
maintain working relationship.
Asking a teammate if you could help her
solve a difficult problem
Asking a teammate exactly the kind of
input the needed so you could an
outstanding job of helping him.
Mutual trust is a bedrock condition for
high levels of teamwork and corporation.
If team members don’t trust each other
they will hold back on full mutual
corporation. Trust takes time but here
some tactics you can use to build trust :
1. Encourage team members to give
honest feedback to each other ,such as
saying “you correct me so often when I
m talking that I feel uneasy working with
2. Hold candid meeting. Candor leads to
trust because openly expressing one’s
opinion leads other to think the person
tends not to hide opinion and
Idea sharing is a heavy duty tactics for
developing teamwork because the
exchange of information requires a high
level of corporation.
You can enhance group cohesiveness
and therefore teamwork when team
members are located close together
and can interact frequently and easily,.
Frequent interaction often leads to
camaraderie and a feeling of
If you have an opportunity to visit a top
executive or a key customer, bring along
a team member. Assign him/her a
meaningful role such as presenting
Grant the authority to the group to work
on a major problem with a minimum of
your input and direction.
Welcome all input from team members
to encourage even modest
The idealized version of a leader who
spends all of his/her time formulating
visions, crafting strategic plans, &
inspiring others through charisma does
not fit team leadership.
Humor & laughter are excellent vehicles
for building team spirit when used with
Conventional wisdom is that jargon
should be minimized in business.
Follow the principle of minimizing jargon,
when dealing with outsiders.
Speak to that person
about the problem.
Ask what u can do