What is teamwork?
Concept of people working together as a team
A team player is someone who is able to get along with their
colleagues and work together in a cohesive group
Process of establishing and developing a greater sense of
collaboration and trust between members
Form groups of 5, 7, or 9
Form a circle
Put your right hand up in the air, and then grab the hand
of someone across the circle from you.
Next, put your left hand up in the air and grab the hand
of a different person.
Make sure that you are holding the hands of two different
people and that you are not holding hands with someone
directly next to you.
Untangle yourselves without breaking the chain of hands.
If you break the chain, you must start over.
Why Should We Be a
When we (staff) use our skills and knowledge
together, then we can complete the task.
People who work together can sustain the
enthusiasm and support needed to complete the
How does a Team Work
its members have:
A Teams succeeds when
a commitment to common objectives
defined roles and responsibilities
effective decision systems, communication and work
good personal relationships
Team Morale Depends On
Stages in Team
Stage 1: FORMING
defines the problem
agrees on goals and formulates strategies for
tackling the tasks
determines the challenges and identifies
Individuals take on certain roles
develops trust and communication
Stage 2: STORMING
During the Storming stage team
realize that the task is more difficult than
have fluctuations in attitude about chances
may be resistant to the task
have poor collaboration
Stage 3: NORMING
During this stage members accept:
team rules and procedures
their roles in the team
the individuality of fellow members
Team members realize that they are not going to
crash-and-burn and start helping each other.
Stage 4: PERFORMING
Team members have:
gained insight into personal and team
a better understanding of each other’s
strengths and weaknesses
gained the ability to prevent or work
through group conflict and resolve
developed a close attachment to the team