Knowing if the problem is worth the effort & if the intervention may enlarge the problem requires skilled-knowledge. Skilled-Knowledge of when a team problem is just part of the teams development or it will affect performance.
Working to find the solution that is best. Use resistance and questions as a chance to listen to determine what they want.
5 Steps to ensure that team-work gets accomplished and everyone knows what to-do.
“Happy teams are all alike; every unhappy team is unhappy in its own way.”
We had a GREAT time completing the 2nd offering of the High Performance Team Building Certificate Class – offered through the University at Buffalo School of Social Work Continuing Education Department.
Solutions Equal Solutions
Here is a series of questions. That lead to next steps and building the team.
For managers, team leaders and team members to accomplish team goals a model that is visual and prescriptive is needed. Allowing everyone to see where the team currently is, what to do next, and what to do if the team becomes stuck.
Suggesting that he should act ‘As-If’ his work life was organized, his executive team made better decisions quicker and his team achieved what we defined as high-performance. This was more than a thought exercise, it was time for this executive to actually behave As-If.
To be effective on an ongoing basis, teams need to be integrated within the existing structure of an organization.
Team Building and Leadership notes and slides from a kick-off meeting with a management team. Focus on increasing Trust (within departments and between departments); Accountability (determining where accountability belongs and creating a culture of that is accountable); Working within the Matrix (using the teams existing knowledge and know-how to improve their existing work and to offer input to the Management team on how to improve their work)