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Teamwork and Team Building


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A team that works well together understands the strengths and weaknesses of each team member. One of the benefits of strong teamwork in the workplace is that team leaders and members become proficient at dividing up tasks so they are done by the most qualified people.

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Teamwork and Team Building

  1. 1. Speaker: Jason V. Castellano
  2. 2. TEAM is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common goal for which they are mutually accountable
  3. 3. Group People who can identify with each other(sharing ideas, beliefs or experiences of common areas)
  4. 4. Group Vs Team
  5. 5. Types of groups Work Groups – a group within a workforce that normally works together. Neighborhood groups - is a small voluntary association of poor people, preferably from the same socio- economic background.
  6. 6. Social Group - is a collection of people who interact with each other and share similar characteristics and a sense of unity Pressure groups - a group that tries to influence public policy in the interest of a particular cause. Types of groups
  7. 7. Self-Help Group (SHG) is a small voluntary association of poor people, preferably from the same socio-economic background Types of groups
  8. 8. Formal Groups Groups established by organizations to perform organizational work 1. Command group - comprised of employees who directly report to a supervisor 2. Tasks groups - employees work to accomplished a certain task
  9. 9. Informal Groups - Natural Grouping of employees that form to fulfill social needs. 1. Interest Groups established to meet a mutual objective 2. Friendship groups formed by members have something in common.
  10. 10. Roles in Society Role - A position that has to be assumed and acted by an individual in a group.
  11. 11. Characteristics of Teams Clear Goals This is necessary so that all team members understand the purpose and vision of the team. Defined Roles It’s important for group members to understand their job function and for leaders to tap into the skills and talents of group members.
  12. 12. Open and Clear Communication - This is one of the most important characteristics for high functioning teams. Effective Decision Making awareness of various decision making methods can help a team make efficient decisions. Characteristics of Teams
  13. 13. Balanced Participation This can be defined as full involvement. Team members contribute when appropriate, and member’s opinions are valued and sought Valued Diversity Team members are valued for their unique skills and talents. A diversity of thinking, idea generating, problem solving Characteristics of Teams
  14. 14. Managed Conflict This is essential to a team’s growth. It’s important that issues aren’t ignored and avoided in a group Positive Atmosphere An effective team has an open climate where member’s are comfortable with each other and aren’t afraid to take risks. Characteristics of Teams
  15. 15. Cooperative Relationships Team members want to work together for the good of the team and understand that combining the skills of numerous people will produce something that could not be created alone Participative Leadership Leadership is shared among team members at various times. Characteristics of Teams
  16. 16. TEAMWORK 10 EFFECTIVE STEPS 1. Consider each employee's ideas as valuable 2. Be aware of employees' unspoken feelings 3. Act as a harmonizing influence 4. Be clear when communicating 5. Encourage trust and cooperation among employees on your team
  17. 17. TEAMWORK 10 EFFECTIVE STEPS 7. Delegate problem-solving tasks to the team 8. Facilitate communication 9. Establish team values and goals; evaluate team performance
  18. 18. Benefits of Teams 1. Achievement of a goal in more efficient and more effective manner as team members are committed to one single goal
  19. 19. High level of productivity through specialized work processes and labor distribut Benefits of Teams
  20. 20. People like to work with others due to social satisfaction. Benefits of Teams
  21. 21. Team members communicate with each other more often Benefits of Teams
  22. 22. Social learning takes place Benefits of Teams
  23. 23. Organizational flexibility Benefits of Teams
  24. 24. Team building is a process of deliberately creating and effective team
  25. 25. Formation and Development of Groups Stage 1 – Forming Stage 2: Storming Stage 3: Norming Stage 4: Performing Stage 5: Adjourning
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