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Teamwork & Cooperation

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Teamwork & Cooperation

  1. 1. Staff Teamwork and Cooperation by Habeeb Quadri
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.” </li></ul><ul><li>Vince Lombardi </li></ul>
  3. 3. Define Teamwork <ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing, cooperating, and helping others </li></ul><ul><li>Any group that works together </li></ul><ul><li>Two people paired up (marriage and partnership) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Reason for a Team <ul><li>To support and build confidence in the members </li></ul><ul><li>Promote involvement </li></ul><ul><li>To win a competition </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Experts Definition <ul><li>A team is a small number of people with complimentary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable (John Katzenbach and Douglas Smith) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Essential skills for the team <ul><li>Technical and functional expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving and decision-making skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. Vision of the team <ul><li>A common and meaningful purpose sets the tone </li></ul><ul><li>Specific performance goals are an integral part of the purpose </li></ul><ul><li>The combination is essential to the performance (measure the progress) </li></ul><ul><li>By staying rooted in our commitment, today’s vision becomes tomorrow’s reality </li></ul>
  8. 8. Knowing yourself <ul><li>Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Silly goose </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple intelligences </li></ul><ul><li>Be honest with yourself- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask yourself If someone wants to confront or advise me, I would prefer if they…. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If I am mad, I prefer people to….. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Things that annoy me are…… </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The way I would like to be thanked is by….. </li></ul><ul><li>My hobbies are…… </li></ul>
  10. 10. Define the roles <ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Department heads </li></ul><ul><li>Committee chairs (calendar, graduation, uniform committees etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>After-school activities (arts and crafts, nasheed club, sports team, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Parents support group </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Custodian </li></ul><ul><li>School board </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Building Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Islamic schools </li></ul><ul><li>To be successful as a team it takes individual to work together. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Positive Reinforcement <ul><li>Small notes </li></ul><ul><li>Parent newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Morning assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Staff meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Individually </li></ul>
  13. 13. Teacher notables <ul><li>Best committee </li></ul><ul><li>Best team player </li></ul><ul><li>Best lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Best personality </li></ul><ul><li>Best discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Cleanest room </li></ul><ul><li>Best cross-curricular activity </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. - </li></ul>
  14. 14. Personality Traits <ul><li>Self Confident. </li></ul><ul><li>Stress Tolerant. </li></ul><ul><li>Emotionally Mature. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Self Confident <ul><li>Ask yourself: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Are you a person who is likely to set high goals for yourself and your followers?” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Are you able to attempt difficult tasks?” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Are you able to be persistent in the face of problem and defeat?” </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Stress Tolerant <ul><li>Ask Yourself: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Do you have the personality to make good decisions, to stay calm, and to provide decisive direction to subordinates in difficult situations?” </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Emotionally Mature <ul><li>Ask Yourself: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Are you a person that who tends to have accurate awareness of your strengths and weaknesses?” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Are you a person who would be oriented toward self-improvement and would not deny your shortcomings or fantasize about success?” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Can you maintain cooperative relationships with subordinates, peers and supervisors?” </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Integrity <ul><li>Ask yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Are you a person who is consistent with their stated values and are honest, ethical, responsible, and trustworthy?” </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Motivational Traits <ul><li>3 types of motivational traits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Task and interpersonal needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power and achievement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High expectations </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Task and Interpersonal needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Are you a person that is motivated and characterized by their drive for the task and their concerns for people?” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Power and achievement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Are you an individual who seeks position of authority, who likes to exercise power over others and to achieve?” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High expectations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Are you a person who beliefs that they can do the job and will receive valued outcomes for their effort?” </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Skills <ul><li>Four types of skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conceptual skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative skills </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Technical skills - “Are you a person who uses specialized knowledge, procedures, and techniques to accomplish?” </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills - “Are you a person who has the ability to understand feelings and attitudes of others and to establish cooperative work relationship?” </li></ul><ul><li>Conceptual skills - “Are you person who develops and uses ideas and concepts to solve complex problems?” </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative skills - “Are you a person who combines technical, interpersonal, and conceptual skills to help perform managerial functions?”**** (this should be the goal) </li></ul>
  23. 23. What teammates do <ul><li>Teammates inconvenience themselves to help each other </li></ul><ul><li>Teammates demonstrate patience and concern for each other </li></ul><ul><li>Teammates consider love and caring an act of will – they choose to do it </li></ul><ul><li>Teammates enjoy each others successes and avoid envy and jealously </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Teammates show compassion for each other. They can identify with the pain of others, and they’re compelled to help relieve it. </li></ul><ul><li>Teammates forgive each other. They believe others will respond to forgiveness with a deep sense of appreciation and a desire to act responsibly. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Remember <ul><li>T ogether </li></ul><ul><li>E veryone </li></ul><ul><li>A ccomplishes </li></ul><ul><li>M ore </li></ul><ul><li>W ith </li></ul><ul><li>O rganization </li></ul><ul><li>R esponsibility, and </li></ul><ul><li>K nowledge </li></ul>
  26. 26. Stress Management <ul><li>If you do not take of yourself it will cause: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical sickness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental sickness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hinder productivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hinder communication with others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Successful principals recognize when they are stress and learn to manage it. </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Ways to deal with stress <ul><li>Take a daily break 15-20 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise-3 to 5 times a week </li></ul><ul><li>Eat sensibly-avoid caffeine and avoid fatty foods </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t hide your sense of humor </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize what you can and cannot control </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid gossip and rumors </li></ul><ul><li>Praise achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Set annual goals </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate task </li></ul>

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