What Role Do You Take on a Team

What Role Do You Take on a Team - WHAT ROLE DO YOU TAKE ON...

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W HAT R OLE D O Y OU T AKE ON A T EAM ? Marie G. McIntyre, Ph.D. (All material on yourofficecoach.com is copyrighted to Marie G. McIntyre. All rights reserved.) For a team to succeed, members need to play the appropriate role at the appropriate time. See which roles you are most likely to take and which ones are not part of your natural style. When you are on a team, try to use your strengths in a way that will help your group be productive. If you are a . . You will naturally be able to . . . BUT you must make an effort to . . . Leader Help the group make decisions. Direct action. Insure that results are accomplished. Keep people focused on the task and working towards the goal. Share leadership in the group. Not exercise too much control. Involve others and use their expertise. Planner Think through steps that need to be taken. Look for the best way to accomplish a task. Encourage consideration of alternatives. Prevent group from taking action too quickly. Include others in the planning
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