ISU WFT - Team Building Webinar


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American organizations have realized that teams, not individuals are the success for competition in the global marketplace.

Teamwork consists of leadership, cooperation, time management and especially communication.

This presentataion of Working as a Team will explore the benefits of bringing together individuals with interactive skills aimed at accomplishing a common goal.

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ISU WFT - Team Building Webinar

  1. 1. Working as a Team ISU W ORKFORCE T RAINING
  2. 4. “ Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” -Henry Ford
  3. 6. <ul><li>Purpose for working together </li></ul>
  4. 7. <ul><li>Purpose for working together </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation and Communication </li></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><li>Mutual Dependence </li></ul>
  6. 9. <ul><li>Mutual Dependence </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Cooperation and Communication </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Belief that a team produces more efficiency </li></ul>
  8. 11. <ul><li>Belief that a team produces more efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management, Cooperation and Communication </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>Understanding of mutual accountability </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Understanding of mutual accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Communication </li></ul>
  11. 17. A Great Team Leader <ul><li>Link complimentary skills </li></ul><ul><li>Bring clarity </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive climate </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage discussion </li></ul>
  12. 18. A Great Team Leader <ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust roles </li></ul><ul><li>Assist </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul>
  13. 20. Successful Team Members <ul><li>The Team Concept </li></ul><ul><li>A successful team must have: </li></ul><ul><li>A reason (purpose) for working together that is understood by each team member. </li></ul><ul><li>A mutual dependence on each other for the experience, abilities, and commitment needed to accomplish their stated purpose, goals, and objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>Belief that working together as a team will lead to more effective decisions and improved productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>An understanding of mutual accountability to the organization for the team’s failures and successes. </li></ul>
  14. 21. Successful Team Members <ul><li>Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Listens </li></ul><ul><li>Supports </li></ul><ul><li>Compromises </li></ul><ul><li>Positive </li></ul>
  15. 23. <ul><li>Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Achiever </li></ul><ul><li>Doer </li></ul><ul><li>Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Thinker </li></ul>
  16. 25. Exaggerates
  17. 26. Over-generalizes
  18. 27. All about me
  19. 28. Narrow minded
  20. 29. Belittles
  21. 30. Know-it-all
  22. 32. Team Roles Team Roles
  23. 33. Purpose Goals Objectives
  24. 34. Purpose
  25. 35. Purpose <ul><li>What is your team about? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your team strategy? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your team ultimately trying to accomplish? </li></ul>
  26. 36. Goals
  27. 37. Goal Statement <ul><li>Clear </li></ul><ul><li>Priority </li></ul><ul><li>Any conflicts </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust for conflicts </li></ul><ul><li>Agreed upon </li></ul>
  28. 38. Objectives
  29. 39. Objectives Statement <ul><li>Road Map </li></ul><ul><li>How are we </li></ul><ul><li>going to get their? </li></ul>
  30. 41. Team Meetings <ul><li>Mandatory attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>On time </li></ul><ul><li>Come prepared </li></ul><ul><li>Use time wisely </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm </li></ul><ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Refrain from personal attack </li></ul><ul><li>Compromise </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun </li></ul>
  31. 42. Feedback
  32. 43. Don’t Express Opinion as Fact.
  33. 44. Explain Your Reasons.
  34. 45. Restate the Original Idea.
  35. 46. Respect a Team Mate’s Idea.
  36. 47. Count to Ten.
  37. 48. Don’t Interrupt.
  38. 49. Critique the Idea, Not the Person.
  39. 50. <ul><li>Communication is Key </li></ul>
  40. 51. Don’t make assumptions! Actively Listen!
  41. 52. Ask questions! Ask Questions! Confirm Your Understanding!
  42. 54. Assessing Team Performance <ul><li>Clearly identified action steps? </li></ul><ul><li>Milestones monitored? </li></ul><ul><li>Successes celebrated? </li></ul><ul><li>Effective leadership? </li></ul><ul><li>Team size? </li></ul>
  43. 55. Assessing Team Performance <ul><li>Right resources? </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings productive? </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying out roles? </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated? </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict managed? </li></ul>