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Team building


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Team building

  1. 1. Cohesive team members spend more time together.  Team meetings are more important, when they have involve in joint problem solving.  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. 
  2. 2. Designed a team to be democratic structure.  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 department manager. 
  3. 3.  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.
  4. 4.  Team members should be given frequent reminders of what they are doing right and encouraged for their actions that contribute to team goals.
  5. 5.  Giving reward for group accomplishment support team work because people receive reward for what they have achieved collaboratively. Example of team recognition follow: 1) Display wall or electronic bulletin for posting related to team activities, such as certificates of accomplishment, schedules, and miscellaneous announcement. 
  6. 6. 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. 
  7. 7. 2. 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 project, give them all the information, the goal, deadlines (if any). Make them feel that they're responsible for the outcome.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. 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. 
  10. 10. 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 :
  11. 11. 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 you. 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 information.
  12. 12.  Idea sharing is a heavy duty tactics for developing teamwork because the exchange of information requires a high level of corporation.
  13. 13.  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 belongingness.
  14. 14.  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 technical details.
  15. 15.  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 contributions.
  16. 16. 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.
  17. 17.  Humor & laughter are excellent vehicles for building team spirit when used with appropriate frequency.
  18. 18.  Conventional wisdom is that jargon should be minimized in business.  Follow the principle of minimizing jargon, when dealing with outsiders.
  19. 19.  Speak to that person about the problem.  Listen Explanation  Ask what u can do