The role of the team leader is to motivate people to effective and hard work to the highest standards by promoting positive teamwork and by acknowledging their efforts. A Team leader should be able to recognise and understand that the team is build by people of different values and personalities; help people achieve work related and personal goals and bring out what's the best in them. Very often A team leader acts as a link between line staff and senior management of the organisation. In my workplace both team leaders are the link between the team and senior administration manager and director manager of Women’s' Services. We are informed about all changes that affects our directorate on a timely manner, we are up to date with any innovation and changes brought to the Trust.
A social occupation is one in which involves interacting with others, communicating with, and teaching others. An occupation that includes helping and providing services to others. My Career Competencies lists my strengths as adhering to values, it is very important that I my vision and values align with the vision and values of the company that I work for. I am also strategizing, I like to look at problems or areas of opportunities and figure out ways to fix or improve the process. I was also identified as cooperating, I love working in an environment where I can work and collaborate with others.
Furthermore, I will always support and back up the decisions made by the team member. If I disagree with their decision, instead of chastising or reprimanding, I will coach the employee and help them to understand my reasoning. 2. Give Recognition Recognition is key to an employee’s success. Team members will search out recognition from
I would use the input from my employees to help me make the best decision for our company. I want the best for my company and my employees. I would like to take into consideration all the suggestion my employees have. With their suggestions and my insight of business together we should succeed all our goals and make our company succeed in every way possible. I want to be able to run my company and solve all the problems that arise the best way for everybody.
Managing my work priorities and professional development requires me to be a positive role model; have good traits; ensure my work goals and plans reflect the organisation’s; meet my job responsibilities; maintain my personal performance; prioritise my work; use technology to organise and manage my work; maintain a work-life balance; meet required competency standards; determine my developmental needs; take advantage of my learning opportunities; use feedback to improve my competence; use networks to increase my knowledge and develop relationships, and ensure that I acquire new skills to maintain my competitive edge. A good role model is someone who others can look up to and admire. They take leadership on the issues they believe in, influence the decisions of others and guide their actions. To ensure that I acted as a positive role model for my employees and everyone within the workplace, I will need to demonstrate the following steps: Firstly, I will have to set out a good example and present myself as to how I want others to present themselves. Everything I do from the way I dress to the way I speak will be imitated and emulated by others.
Knowing your own strengths and weaknesses and those of your employees, taking the time to know your employees is vital for a strong and cohesive team environment and will enable you to be able to bring the best out of your team because you understand their strengths and weaknesses and you know the person. Being motivated, energised, focused, positive and loving what you do is a great example to lead by and I would ensure I always acted in a manner that reflected my values and work ethic and to be fair and firm in all my dealings, that is how I would measure my performance. There is so much more though to being an effective leader and good role model; you need to be able to set clear and defined personal and work goals, plans and activities that reflect the plans of your business and your own responsibilities and accountabilities. To measure my personal performance I would set performance based goals rather than goals based on outcome because with performance based goals you have control over how and when you achieve them and satisfaction when you do complete them. With outcome based goals you are
Personal Reflection Assessment Managing my work priorities and professional development requires me to act as a good role model who has the traits of an effective leader; ensure that my work goals and plans reflect the organization’s goals and plans; meet my job responsibilities; measure and maintain my personal performance; priorities work; use technology to organize and manage my work; maintain a work/life balance; meet required competency standards; determine my developmental needs; take advantage of learning opportunities; gather feedback from others about my personal performance and use it to improve my competence; use networks to increase my knowledge, gain new skills and develop relationships, and to ensure that I acquired new skills to maintain my competitive edge. What makes a good role model and how would I ensure that I acted as a role model for employees I supervise? Effective role models possess desirable characteristics that make them easy to look up to. They inspire others to make changes and strive toward new goals. Characteristics that a role model possesses includes high moral values, confidence, who is hardworking, respectful, has an optimistic outlook on life and can find creative solutions to their problems in the workplace.
How I can ensure that my work goals will fit in with the organisations is to find out what the organisations goals and plans are and then to match them to my goals and plans. I can ensure that I meet my job responsibilities is by performing at a satisfactory level or above is a particularly important way to ensure job security. Understanding my position and the goals of the organisation and how my duties are fulfilled helps me to focus on exceeding and meeting the requirements of the job. I can measure and maintain my personal performance by surveying my clients about the service they are receiving, also by defining my goals. I would prioritise my work by making a to-do list and stating which tasks are important and the ones that are not so important.
Knowing that each role is contributing towards the achievement of team goals encourages team members to play their part and take responsibility for their work. Understanding how the team operates increases the sense of belonging to a team and a belief that the whole team is moving in the same direction. Have Authority to Coordinate Activities with team mates It is important that team mates have the authority to coordinate their activities with team mates. This helps ensure that obstacles can be effectively dealt
The Career Plan Building Activities made me realize I have strengths in the areas of coping with pressure, delivering result, following instructions, and adapting to change. These strengths will help me to be an excellent leader and encourage employees to do their best to deliver positive results for the company. I will be able to handle any circumstance and make beneficial and effective decisions. I will have to make sure I am thinking critically when evaluating arguments. I know how to recognize fallacies and can judge the validity and credibility of the source.