Presentation on theme: "Working With Others A working relationship is created to accomplish a task or a goal. Objectives: -explain how certain factors contribute to good working."— Presentation transcript:
Working With Others A working relationship is created to accomplish a task or a goal. Objectives: -explain how certain factors contribute to good working relationships. -evaluate techniques for working with people in authority. -demonstrate positive behaviors for various working relationships.
Elements of Good Working Relationships A friendly attitude Dedication-showing commitment to something you value Respect-listen, show concern, and be willing Cooperation-the ability to work with others Reciprocation-giving and getting in return Good Etiquette-the rules for appropriate behavior in dealing with other people
Understanding Authority Authority is the right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce rules. Respecting authority is easiest to do if you realize… –It is often part of the job –It is assigned to keep order, promote safety, and to ensure jobs get done –People in authority have strengths and weaknesses –Being in authority can be difficult –Authority is a responsibility.
Handling Relationships on the Job Understand your boss Get along with coworkers –Ask yourself: Do you do your share of the work? Do you help others? Do you give credit when others deserve it? Do you accept credit humbly? Do you recognize one another’s good qualities? Do you make light of others’ weaknesses? Do you gossip about coworkers? Do you get along even if you aren’t close?
Teamwork Teamwork: Cooperating to achieve a common purpose. Qualities of Effective Teams: –Help each other and work together –Share information –Be unselfish
Leadership A leader is one who guides and influences others. Must have: –Technical Skills –People Skills (motivator) –Thinking and Planning Skills Tasks of Leaders –Accomplish the goal. –Promote teamwork using diplomacy. Remember the importance of followers!
Leadership Styles Participatory Leadership-the leader and group members work together to make plans and decisions about what they will do. Directive Leadership-sets the group’s goals and plans and controls all of its activities. Free Rein Style-allows the group members to work on their own to plan and organize their work.