Presentation on theme: "Chapter 16 Teamwork and Leadership Skills. What is Teamwork? Teamwork: working with others to achieve a common goal. What are some examples of teamwork?"— Presentation transcript:
Chapter 16 Teamwork and Leadership Skills
What is Teamwork? Teamwork: working with others to achieve a common goal. What are some examples of teamwork? School groups Athletic teams Clubs Work
Benefits of Teamwork Efficiency Combined Strengths Mutual Support Job Satisfaction Personal Development Improved Relationships
Characteristics of Team Players COOPERATION Cooperative team members coordinate their efforts. They are willing to do what needs to be done to complete a task and take responsibility for team results.
How Teamwork Works Teams work together for a common purpose. Teams work best when they.. Divide tasks Make Group Decisions Majority Rule Compromise Consensus Building
Making Group Decisions Consensus: agreement by the entire group. Avoid groupthink. Groupthink: a faulty decision making process caused by a strong desire for group agreement. Take on roles
Effective Leadership Leadership: provides the direction and motivation that helps a team or group achieve their goals. Role model: a person who sets an example for others.