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By:
Jesica Badura
STRATEGIES OF
EFFECTIVE TEAMS
What exactly is an effective team ?
An effective team has certain characteristics that allow the
team members to function ...
Strategies of Effective Teams
Planning
• Setting objectives.
• What needs to be completed?
• When does the project need to...
Strategies of Effective Teams
Planning
• Determining strategies.
• How will tasks be assigned?
• How will tasks be complet...
Strategies of Effective Teams
Planning
• Determining action plans needed to accomplish goals.
• Developing a team charter....
Organization
• Organization of teams leads to
team effectiveness.
• Team Members.
• Team Leader.
Strategies of Effective T...
Team Members:
• Appointed by team leader or facilitator.
• Share their knowledge, experience, and
expertise.
• Share the v...
Team Leader:
• Coordinates team activities.
• Maintains team reports.
• Serves as a communication.
connection between team...
Strategies of Effective Teams
Assigning Tasks
Implementing Teamwork:
• A team is defined as a small number of people with
...
Strategies of Effective Teams
Assigning Tasks
Teamwork as the Norm:
• The terms, teams and teamwork are fast becoming
orga...
Strategies of Effective Teams
Assigning Tasks
Benefits of Teamwork:
•Betty and Brain (1997) reported that teams
have becom...
Accepting Accountability:
Role clarification:
• Acceptance of a team leader.
• Understand all members’ roles.
• Individual...
Accepting Accountability:
Focusing on Team Basics
• Overcoming this resistance requires that team
members understand, acce...
Accepting Accountability:
Promoting Accountability and Responsibility
• Realistic workplace preparation requires that
stud...
References:
Betty, C. and Brian, H. R. (1997), How to increase teamwork in organizations. Training for Quality, Vol. 5, Is...
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  1. 1. By: Jesica Badura STRATEGIES OF EFFECTIVE TEAMS
  2. 2. What exactly is an effective team ? An effective team has certain characteristics that allow the team members to function more efficiently and productively. Why Build an effective team? Building and maintaining effective teams is a time consuming and sensitive process particularly in businesses where the pressures of the moment are often intense. Strategies of Effective Teams
  3. 3. Strategies of Effective Teams Planning • Setting objectives. • What needs to be completed? • When does the project need to be completed by? • Communication guidelines.
  4. 4. Strategies of Effective Teams Planning • Determining strategies. • How will tasks be assigned? • How will tasks be completed? • Who will take on what roles? • What to do when communication breaks down in a team.
  5. 5. Strategies of Effective Teams Planning • Determining action plans needed to accomplish goals. • Developing a team charter. • How to manage conflict and disagreements. • How to accommodate for weaknesses within the team. • What to do when a team member fails to comply with team charter.
  6. 6. Organization • Organization of teams leads to team effectiveness. • Team Members. • Team Leader. Strategies of Effective Teams
  7. 7. Team Members: • Appointed by team leader or facilitator. • Share their knowledge, experience, and expertise. • Share the vision of the team. Strategies of Effective Teams Organization
  8. 8. Team Leader: • Coordinates team activities. • Maintains team reports. • Serves as a communication. connection between team members. Strategies of Effective Teams Organization
  9. 9. Strategies of Effective Teams Assigning Tasks Implementing Teamwork: • A team is defined as a small number of people with complementary skills, who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable (MacNeil, 2004).
  10. 10. Strategies of Effective Teams Assigning Tasks Teamwork as the Norm: • The terms, teams and teamwork are fast becoming organizational buzzwords for the 1990s. • However, unlike other management ideas that have come and gone, there is a good reason to believe that teamwork will be not a brief infatuation but an enduring relationship between employees and their organizations (Booth, 1994).
  11. 11. Strategies of Effective Teams Assigning Tasks Benefits of Teamwork: •Betty and Brain (1997) reported that teams have become essential element in problem solving and in helping businesses to move forward into the future.
  12. 12. Accepting Accountability: Role clarification: • Acceptance of a team leader. • Understand all members’ roles. • Individual responsibilities. • Shared responsibilities. • Clear boundaries. • Identify and fill gaps. (DeMeuse, 2009, p.7) Strategies of Effective Teams
  13. 13. Accepting Accountability: Focusing on Team Basics • Overcoming this resistance requires that team members understand, accept, and apply the “the basics” of team work. (DeMeuse, 2009). Strategies of Effective Teams
  14. 14. Accepting Accountability: Promoting Accountability and Responsibility • Realistic workplace preparation requires that students learn to appreciate the necessity for accountability and responsibility not only from the team as a whole, but also from each person on the team. Strategies of Effective Teams
  15. 15. References: Betty, C. and Brian, H. R. (1997), How to increase teamwork in organizations. Training for Quality, Vol. 5, Issue 1. Retrieved from http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijbm/article/download/12082/8561, doi:10.5539/ijbm.v6n9p202 Booth, P. (1994). Embracing the team concept, Canadian Business Review, Vol. 21, Issue. 3. Retrieved from http://www.businessreviewcanada.ca/ Clark, K. & Wheelwright, S. (1992). Organizing and leading heavyweight development teams. California Management Review, 34 (3), 9-28. Retrieved from http://cmr.berkeley.edu/ DeMeuse, K. P. (2009). Driving Team Effectiveness-Lominger: A Comparative analysis of the Korn/Ferry T7 Model with other popular team models. Retrieved from http://www.lominger.com/pdf/teamswhitepaper080409.pdf Erdem, O., & Polat, S. (2010). Team analysis. Journal of New World Sciences Academy, 5 (3), 398-415. Retrieved from http://www.newwsa.com/default.asp?d=2 Ganis, M. (2007). Creating Effective Teams. NYLA Conference. Buffalo. New York . Retrieved from http://webpage.pace.edu/.../Creating%20Effective%20Teams-final-v2l.pdf Hoevemeyer, V.A. (1993). How Effective Is Your Team?. Training & Development, 47(9), 67. Retrieved from http://www.astd.org/TD/ Howard, S. A. (1999). Guiding Collaborative Teamwork in the classroom. The Journal of Effective Teaching: an online journal devoted to teaching excellence, 3(1). Retrieved from http://uncw.edu/cte/ET/ MacNeil, C. M. (2004), Exploring the supervisor role as a facilitator of knowledge sharing in teams, Journal of European Industrial Training, Vol. 28, Issue 1. Retrieved from www.emeraldinsight.com/0309-0590.htm Synder, G. (2009). Teaching teams about teamwork: preparation, practice, and performance review. Business Communication Quarterly, 74-79. doi 10.1177/1080569908330372

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