Task B Why is reflective practice important? Reflective practice is important as it allows us to build on our strengths and identify our weaknesses. In doing this we can develop ourselves further and in turn this will reflect on the support we give to our colleagues’ and service users. Also by assessing our actions and judgements we can gain more knowledge and be receptive to different strategies or approaches. Overlooking an event afterwards and questioning yourself not as a criticism but in a way to develop yourself further.
Ensure that there is a team leader that is willing and able to lead the group to success and is willing to accept the help from other team members should they need any, the team leader should listen to the group and take their thoughts an opinions on board as with this the team will be more successful and have better outcomes. The effectiveness of the group is formed and maintained by the group working together and having an input on all tasks and goals that they are aiming for as this helps to build team work and trust within the group. 1.3 Different facilitation styles may influence the group dynamics by helping them work together harder, it may help to ease tension within the group and help tasks be completed quicker. Different facilitation styles could be to spilt the group into smaller groups, giving them each a separate task to work on to complete the task quicker, it can also influence the group lifecycle, the group lifecycle starts with brainstorming, transforming that brainstorm work onto paper, and then forming it into work ready to present. Having different facilitation styles can influence the group lifecycle by giving them different ways of brainstorming, such as a group brainstorm and individual brainstorming, and having individual formed work so
Thus, better decisions will be made and implemented. The following pairings – ST, SF, NT, and NF – focus on each cognitive preference and how each person gathers information and makes decisions. Sensing/Thinking (ST) people enjoy specific details, are practical and methodical, and like using procedural and organizational skills for finding concrete solutions to immediate problems. Sensing/Feeling (SF) individuals like using facts to provide meaningful and speedy assistance to others and to produce happy and pleasant situations. The Intuition/Feeling (NF) employees are concerned with ideas, opportunities, and concepts and enjoy using their intuition to appreciate and develop
It’s important because the outcomes of doing this may include: awareness of, and commitment to, workplace diversity principles, recognition of the positive value of a diverse workforce agency, integration of workplace diversity principles in business and human resources practices and systems and creation of harmonious and supportive work environment. Assessment Activity 6: Encourage colleagues to utilise and share their specific qualities, skills or backgrounds with other team members and clients in order to enhance work outcomes.
Investing feedback in developing team cohesion is vital for the teams dynamics to work, because it inhibits or enables employees to be more productive. Feedback maintains focus for team cohesion, builds strong relationships and trust for the team 3. Teams can actually work against each other if they are not managed well. How can you ensure that the teams within your organisation work
Therefore, these conditions made me afraid if we cannot reach an agreement in completing our task. Subsequently, after we did our assignment and worked together as a team, I realized that the most important consideration in working with multicultural group is respected. This might be because of individuals tending to be required working in-group where another members can respect their culture and potential. This is similar to The Johari Window concept because it also describes that by increasing ‘Open Area’, team members can be more trustworthy and hence they can be more respect each other. This model also explains that people should learn about background that they come in contact with in order to achieve group objectives.
He also stated that "Group dynamics describes the effects of these distinct roles and behaviours on other group members and on the group as a whole’’. He further added that a group with a positive dynamic is easy to spot as team members trust one another, working towards a combined result, and also holding one another responsible for making things happen. Therefore, a positive group dynamic improves and increases productivity and to improve a group’s dynamic, the following approaches should be considered: 1. Know Your Team: As a leader, you need to guide the development of your group. So, start by learning about the phases that a group goes through as it develops.
Link between GC&E and employability Employers today are giving preference to the aspects of diversity, which leads to greater efficiency and greater innovation, which fosters their productivity. GCE prepares the students to become global citizens, professional and leaders and to easily fit flexibly, creating working relationships and to create Unity in Diversity. GCE helps in
I consider that creating and maintaining a diverse workforce and supplier base is one of the Alliant Energy’s missions. They believe different culture, gender, race, age, physical and mental abilities, lifestyles, education and background allow the group as a whole to see and create more angles, perspectives, individual’s talents and ideas. However, because of their big diversity in the company, training is a plus. It will help employees to better understand the range of perspectives offered by a diverse workforce and their benefits. Also, it will eliminate any mistrust, communication problem, misunderstanding, conflict resolution, and lower group cohesiveness.
* 2. More innovation. Diversity in the workplace means people who think in different ways. This variety in thinking is a great source for creativity and innovation. One person can latch on the idea of another and give it a new twist, thus creating something innovative.