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					TEAM WORK
TEAMS

   A team is a group of two or more people
    working towards a common goal or purpose.
   Team work signifies co-operation and
    interdependence.
TEAM TYPES

   There are three kinds of teams-
   Management team-coordinates and runs
    things/operations.
   Problem solving team-makes
    recommendations.
   Work team-has a specific responsibility of
    producing things or providing services.
TEAM MEMBERS-1

   Select compatible team members.
   Spell out rules and roles.
   Give realistic challenges and set clear goals.
   Discuss problems and concerns.
   Set deadlines but allow time for team
    building.
Team Members-2

   Encourage imagination ,initiative and free
    speech.
   Make team members accountable for their
    work.
   Praise success.
   Reward teams for good work.
TEAM WORK

   Communicate effectively.
   Accept responsibilities.
   Clarify problems.
   Devise strategies.
   Develop assertive skills.
   Distribute accountabilities.
   Handle slippage.
QUALITIES-LEADER

   Strong-works very well under pressure
   Takes responsibilities seriously
   Kind to subordinates-looks after,supports
    and guides.
   Bold and assertive when making decisions.
   Provides criticism that is positive and
    beneficial to improve productivity.
Leader-1

   Acts as a source of inspiration to subordinates.
   An active listener and listens to the problems of
    others with empathy.
   Is enterprising and shows initiativein handling
    problems.
   Ensures that action is taken to suit the situation.
   Acts according to values.
Reasons for Failure

   Insufficient time allowed to build an effective
    team.
   Unrealistic or unclear goals and objectives.
   Thinks the task not worthwhile.
   Team leader not accepted by the other
    members.
   Leader proves incompetent for the task.
Reasons-Failure

   Becomes disenchanted because of lack of
    feedback.
   Given little credit for their achievements.
   Some individuals resist team work or are
    incompatible with the other members and
    sabotage the efforts.
To Improve TEAM Performance

   Use enthusiasm and vision to encourage the
    team.
   Train team to generate new ideas and
    promote free discussion.
   Regular feedback, reporting, support and
    constant encouragement.
Improvements

   Report all actions taken on its
    recommendations and the results achieved.
   Reward the team for its success and
    contribution.
   Reward the whole team and not just the
    leader.
   Reward the team in front of the whole staff.

				
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