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1Teams Dale W. Bomberger D.ED. ACSW Community Services Group DaleCell Phone:
2TEAM Not just working together Must want to be on a team Get right people
3TEAM Small energetic group of people, committed to a common purpose – collaboratively applyingcomplimentary skills to achieve high qualityperformance goals
4Work TeamA work team is a group of employees who share common work responsibilities and who make a commitment to work together to achieve goals, solve work problems, and make improvements in the work place.
5When to UseProjects when responsibility of decision needs to be sharedWhen diverse opinions, knowledge and expertise need to be usedHigh degree of independence is wantedMembers willing to give up a bit of ego
6Advantages 1. More information More approaches and points of view – opinionsMore participation and commitmentCan learn from each otherMore interaction and stimulation
7Advantages More creativity and innovation Fun Improved decisions Empowers membersMore confident in ability - Provides for synergy
8Negatives More chance for disagreement Conflict Need to tolerate differencesMore dependence on others to do their partMore pressure toward conformityMore competition
9Touchstones of Creating a Team ChoiceCommon PurposeCaringCommitment
10Touchstones of Working as a Team I + you = WeWho are We? = Common PurposeWho are You? = CaringWho am I? = ChoiceWhat are we going to do? = Commitment
11Team Formation More than just assigning tasks to people Requires intentional thought and effective approach#1. Set team purpose#2. Identify Leadership#3. Set purpose & mission#4. Set ground rules for conflict, members roles, communication, procedures etc.
12Team Formation #5. Set goals – measurable, objectives, deadlines, etc. #6. Assign tasks – check progress
13Phases in Team Development Bruce Tuckman 1965 FormingStormingNormingPerforming
14Phases Forming - Get to know one another How leader leads – What members are to do – learningto fit in – how to add value – Leaders should bedominant at this PhaseAt this stage need to direct team – set clear goals & objectives for team and team members
15Phases Storming – Push and shove against boundaries conflicts may arise - challenge authority – want ownway – see how far they can go – clarify roles – Thisphase is where many teams fail.At this stage set policy and procedure – build trust and good relationships – Resolve conflicts – look at different styles, conflicts, personalities
16PhasesNorming – resolve differences – appreciate others strengths and supportRespect authority and direction – learn to know each other and become one team – socialize together and form relationships – become committedAt this stage let members take responsibility – Leadership may change, whoever has the expertise takes over the leadership for that task.
17Phases Performing – achieving goal – little friction – work together as team – leader can delegate and let team dowhat they want and how they want – people who joinand leave do not disrupt performance. Team runs on its own.In this stage most can be delegated to the team – Team may run itself and does not need much leadership
19Effective Teamwork 1. Everyone participates 2. People listen to each other3. Team members have common goals4. Team goals are clear to all5. People enjoy working together
20Effective Teamwork 6. No one dominates or monopolizes 7. Disagreements are openly discussed8. The team can deal with conflict or differences of opinion9. People feel free to say what is on their minds
21Effective Teamwork 10. Team members are cooperative and supportive 11. Everyone respects each other’s point of view12. The team stays focused13. Decisions are made collectively14. Everyone assumes responsibilities
22Effective Teamwork15. The team can get the job done and have a good time doing it.
23Ineffective teamwork 1. Lack of common direction 2. Lack of commitment 3. People do not communicate with each other4. Unequal participation5 Some people dominate
24Ineffective Teamwork 6. Conflicts cannot be solved 7. Team members are defensive8. There are cliques and subgroups9. People do not respect each other10. There is no sense of accomplishment
25Ineffective Teamwork11. People cannot rely on each other to follow through12. Decisions are not made as a group
26Disruptive Group Behavior 1. Putting others down2. Stubbornly disagreeing and opposing beyond reason3. Calling attention to self and holding teams attention4. Bring up and dwelling on unrelated issues
27Disruptive Group Behavior 5. Goofing –off6. Dominating7. Manipulating8. Withdrawing9. Being passive aggressive
28Disruptive Group Behavior 10. Nit-picking11. Gossiping12. Acting unprofessional