1. Describe what differentiates a group of people from a team A team is a group of people who work together to achieve a common goal, the members of the team are collectively responsible to ensure the planned outcome is achieved. Teams are generally established based upon individual technical skills that complement the wider team, each member has a purpose and a function. 2. Explain why it is important to establish a clear team purpose.
The technical and non-technical staff needs to give the manager as much feedback as necessary in this stage. If the plan is working and what can make it better. The manager needs to realize that it is alright to change if something is not working. Running head: Technology Implementation 6 The final step of the process is institutionalizing the new business processes. This is the stage that some managers miss.
This approach strength is multitasking to get the job complete. Weakness The weakness of the behavior approach is that if there are no organizational skills to continue a thriving business, this leader will be unbalanced, unless they figure out how to combat the situation. Leaders need to know their weaknesses to
• Team cohesion - Within the team, members typically specialise in different tasks. The point of a team is that each individual in the team brings a range of skills, knowledge, attitudes, aptitudes, personalities and priorities to the team. • Personal achievement - The success of every individual is extricable bound to the success of the whole team. 4. It is important that the team’s purpose and role be collaboratively developed so all employees know and clearly understand the organisation’s vision, strategies, goals and objectives, and align their team goals with them.
Contingency Theories of Leadership To successfully run an organization, many aspects must work together to ensure that everything runs efficiently and effectively. A major part to the effectiveness of the organization internally is leadership among the organizations staff members. But what is leadership and why is it important? We define leadership as the ability to influence group towards the achievement of a vision or set of goals (Robbins et al 2011). Without being able to communicate, direct and inspire people like leaders do, organizations would struggle to be successful as they would not be able to do effectively communicate visions and help overcome hurdles to the best of their ability.
The CEO of any organization needs to not only be part of the policies and standards that present but they also need to be the main supporter of all initiatives. Whether the CEO writes their own policies or buys them of the shelf, they need to make sure they are followed and that all compliance issues are covered correctly. It is important to remember that information security is as much a business issue as it is a technological issue. If all groups work together and abide by policies and standards that are written for the organization then the organization will stand a better chance at being secure. Having a security policy that is easily measured and enforced is the key (Symantec, 1995-2010) to this success.
20.05.2015 3 Principles of Leadership and Management 1.1. Explain the importance of defining the objectives, scope and success criteria of the decisions to be taken. It is important to define objectives of any task to outline to all level colleagues what task needs to be completed, they should be outlined and set out using the SMART guide; Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Time bound To define the objectives ensures a consistent work effort and will ensure practices adhere to company set policies, procedures and managerial requirements. Defining the scope of a task ensures that all efforts are sufficiently risk assessed and employees remain safe from harm, this will ensure thorough risk assessment takes place as would
I would address these barriers by clearly defining the roles for everyone on the team, by allowing them to ask questions and answering them in a clear concise manner, I will follow up with every team member and them their duties in writing. These measures will be put in place to evaluate if the team is operating successfully are monitoring progress, evaluating success, involving everyone, choosing your methods, making use of appraisals. Monitoring progress involves effective use of systems, procedures and processes that enable you to be sure of the smooth of the action plans. Evaluating Success is to take time, after your goals have successfully been achieved, to analyze your achievement of these goals. This will be used to reflect on what you have done so well.
Different Types of Leadership for Project Management The types of leadership or leadership styles are considered as the possible success factors for project managers. It is a skill being ignored in training as it is not easy to measure the leadership style of a person in the situations of training. The behaviour of leadership can be considered as autocratic, democratic, and bureaucratic while being dependent on the situation (Nixon, et al., 2012). The following leadership styles are common in the domain of project management: • Autocratic: The manager of a project is expected to make the decisions while dominating the team members. This approach results in the passive resistance from the members of teams while requiring the consistent pressure as well as direction from the leader for getting things done.
(1) A group or team can be defined as “A group of people with specific roles and complementary talents and skills, who are committed to a common purpose and who collaborate to produce superior results”. (2) Forming – Stage 1 Typically a team would show the following signs when in the forming stage- • High dependence on the leader for guidance and direction. • Individual roles and responsibilities are unclear. • The leader must be prepared to answer lots of questions about the teams’ purpose, objectives and external relationships. Stage 2 – Storming Typically a team would show the following during the storming stage – • Decisions don’t come easily within the group.