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
(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.
| Channels of communications | Understanding and bonding are developed which helps in building relationships. | Actual performance and its achievement suffer as too much emphasis is given on relationships. | Conflict Resolution | Resolves problems and conflicts and trains the members in honing this skill for future course of actions. | There may not be any conflict thus precious organizational resource may be wasted. | Consequences | Innovativeness and creativity among members are developed.
They form bonds as a group together rather than being forced together. They want to succeed for the whole group as it is a morale boost for everyone to do well and improve cohesiveness. While on the other hand a group that doesn’t want to work together and doesn’t form a loyalty/bond with one another will ultimately put the whole group’s goals behind them and work for themselves. “Related directly to good communication skills are good listening skills. These skills are extremely important in the communication world.” (Ellis, 2009) 3) This basically says that without listening in a group people will never get their opinions heard and ultimately let down the group.
With individuals providing practical, informative, professional and emotional support the team can achieve their goals and create a successful working enviroment. Friendly sense of humour positive (smile) Trustworthy reliable Successful team Listener talkative helpful If the team did not work well together goals would not be achieved and a negative atmosphere would affect the working enviroment. A negative working enviroment may encourage a breakdown of communication , bad feeling or conflict. For example if a team is not working well it could make an individual feel less valued and they will contribute less to the group .If the team experience this sort of negative vibe it may be impacted on to the school as a whole with pupils also becoming negative.
The leader will take all ideas and suggestions and make the final decision. Communicating the final decision will be difficult to team members if his or her ideas or suggestions were not selected in the final decision. Team members will respect the final decision. Weaknesses The biggest weakness of democratic leadership is poor communication that leads to the incompletion of the goal. Sometimes team members may not have the necessary skills or knowledge for the decision making process.
Communication Theory Barbara J. Walker HCS/320 7/18/2011 Kristin Thrun INTRODUCTION When working in teams sometimes it can be hard especially when you have one person that doesn’t want to cooperate. It also can be a lot of fun when you get the right kind of people. You may find some people that want to take charge and do all the work instead of working with a team. Then you have the ones that are laid back and don’t care as long as they are working. I enjoy working with a team because you get to meet new people while you are working and it makes the time go by fast.
Since he or she is under that Ethic Lens it will help a lot, because they can make a fair judgment on everybody because is on their nature. It is relevant to say that a good example for this is if one person on the team or at work is not doing his or her job or is not cooperating the person under Result Lens is good on helping others to see different points of view, not only one point. The optimism of that person will help others to see the positive side on each
what are the positives and negatives with having team cohesion? The positives of having good team cohesion is that you are making friends through this and getting to know people well and also you have people to help you if you get stuck or you can help them out. The negatives is that you may become too close to people so then you could being messing around in your job and also you might start leaving people out. Team goals Team goals must be clear and realistic for the team to be able to succeed. If the team goals are unclear then the goals wouldn’t be understood by the team so therefore the team wouldn’t know how or what they would have to do or task to achieve the goal.
According to Edwin Lock, he states that there are three steps that can manage team conflict; which is through collaboration . Lock said that the first step is to distinguish the difference between task and non-task. The second step he said was to find the right working together strategies are. Lock said the third would be to identify techniques that work when working in a team. Lock state the first move to make is to determine what kind of conflict is present in the team.