For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it’s at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. The following articles will help you understand teamwork better and help you to function better as part of a team. Team leaders will learn how to effectively build a team and how team building activities can help build successful teams.
Defining a Successful Team
Success is determined by a wide range of factors. When we are given a project or an assignment we are also usually given a metric to which we can gauge the success of it. Having a strong team will benefit any organization and will lead to more successes than not.
The Forming Stage of Team Development
What makes up a good team? Well, that question is open to interpretation, but we will start with the first step in the team building process which is forming. We will discuss what makes up that stage and how each person in the team fits into the process.
What is Team Building?
First we need to consider the meaning of the word ‘Team’. Some of the ideas and definitions that may come up around this word may include: A group of people, Co-operation, Synergy, Having one aim, Co-operation, Flexibility, Working together and Reporting to one boss.
Benefits of Team Building
Team Building events and activities have many benefits to your company such as improving communication and making the workplace more enjoyable. It is very helpful in motivating a team and for team members to get to know each other better.