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					Team Building
                  Overview
   Four Stages of Group Growth
   Group Growth Behaviors
   Groups Versus Teams
   Characteristics of Highly Effective Teams
   How to Improve Your Team
   Practical Exercise




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  Stages Of Group Growth

                 PERFORMING

            NORMING

     STORMING

FORMING

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      Stages Of Group Growth
FORMING        STORMING       NORMING       PERFORMING



EXCITEMENT     RESISTANCE   CONSTRUCTIVE   INSIGHTFULNESS
                            CRITICISM

ANTICIPATION                ACCEPTANCE     SATISFACTION


OPTIMISM                    RELIEF




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      Group Growth Behavior

FORMING       STORMING    NORMING      PERFORMING


IDENTIFYING
              ARGUING    PERSONAL      CONSTRUCTIVE
THE TASK
                         DISCUSSIONS   SELF-CHANGE

ABSTRACT      BID FOR    COHESION      CONFLICT
DISCUSSION    POWER                    MANAGEMENT
S

COMPLAINTS    TENSION    COMMON        TEAMWORK
                         GOALS




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      Groups versus Teams
Teams have:
  •   Stronger sense of identification
  •   Common goals or tasks
  •   Task interdependence
  •   More differentiated and specialized roles




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Building Teams


       Team Impact


Capabilities      Power



 Practices     Participation



 Clarity       Commitment
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               Empowerment
   Capabilities
    •   The team has the appropriate number and mix
        of team members to accomplish its goals
   Power
    •   The team functions as a cohesive unit and has
        confidence in its ability to succeed




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                    Teamwork
   Practices
    •   The team manages its time, resources,
         and work methods effectively to achieve
        results
   Participation
    •   The team maximizes the full involvement and
        contribution of it’s members




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                    Purpose
   Clarity
    •   Team members clearly understand the
         goals to be achieved and the roles of each
        member
   Commitment
    •   The team believes its work is important and
        expends the necessary energy to achieve its
        objectives




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          Forming


     Team Impact

                        Empowerment


                        Teamwork


Clarity    Commitment   Purpose
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                     Forming
   Tasks
    •   Provide orientation
    •   Create structure
    •   Define goals, direction and roles
    •   Define tasks and requisite skills
   Areas of focus
    •   Clarity
    •   Commitment


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            Storming


      Team Impact

                             Empowerment


Practices    Participation   Teamwork


                             Purpose
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                        Storming
   Tasks
    •   Develop skills
    •   Re-define goals, roles and tasks
    •   Learn how to work together
    •   Remove emotional blocks
   Areas of focus
    •   Practices
    •   Participation



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               Norming


       Team Impact


Capabilities     Power   Empowerment


                         Teamwork


                         Purpose
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                       Norming
   Tasks
    •   Deepen skills and understanding
    •   Increase productivity
    •   Share opinions and skills
    •   Evaluate critically and constructively
   Areas of focus
    •   Capabilities
    •   Power


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 Performing


Team Impact

              Empowerment


              Teamwork


              Purpose
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                Performing
 Tasks
  •   Focus on task achievements
  •   Deal immediately with group issues
  •   Continue to deepen knowledge/skills
  •   Make efficient use of time
 Areas of focus
  • Team Impact




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                  Clarity
 Suggestions for improvement
  • Develop a team purpose statement
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities
  • Insure all members understand their roles
  • Insure all members understand standards for
    evaluating success
  • Make the links between accomplishments and
    goals clear




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             Commitment
 Suggestions for improvement
  • Insure all members agree with the team’s
    purpose and goals
  • Insure all members are comfortable with their
    roles and responsibilities
  • Insure all members understand how team
    accomplishments contribute to organizational
    goals




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                Practices
 Suggestions for improvement
  • Gather feedback to review and revise team
    processes
  • Develop processes for making decisions
  • Spend time reflecting on team successes and
    failures




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             Participation
 Suggestions for improvement
  • Make sure everyone is encouraged to voice their
    ideas
  • Insure members practice good listening skills
  • Bring up, discuss, and resolve conflict
  • Confront problem behavior immediately
  • Insure team members agree with and back-up
    decisions




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              Capabilities
 Suggestions for improvement
  • Arrange for or provide training
  • Provide on-the-job coaching and feedback
  • Arrange for peer coaching and feedback




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                   Power
 Suggestions for improvement
  • Help the team get the resources it needs
  • Take the time to celebrate and learn from team
    successes
  • Help the team identify root causes of problems
    and mistakes
  • Devise ways to prevent mistakes from happening
    in the future




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                 Summary
   Four Stages of Group Growth
   Group Growth Behaviors
   Groups Versus Teams
   Characteristics of Highly Effective Teams
   How to Improve Your Team
   Practical Exercise




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