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Unit 3 Discussion Board By: Jeremy Tyson Jarvi 11/21/2011 The question is: what drives most organizations? The answer is: teams. Whether it is a team that is functional, a management team, or team working on a project, the most work gets done when people work together effectively. So when the team members do not work well together, what suffers? The performance and productivity of the team do. And this is not good for anyone! Within any of the teams that you have worked with in the past, have you ever seen any hostility, goals that conflict, or expectations that are unclear? If so, these are some symptoms of an unhealthy team. To avoid these harmful effects, you need to be proactive about making sure to improve the performance of your team. Even if your team is meeting every single one of their objectives, more than likely there is still room for some improvement. The question is, what can you do to help these failing teams improve? You can take your team to the next level with good team coaching—which in and of itself is a major and essential leadership and management tool. Team coaching will help people how they can work together better with their peers and other people. It’s a very effective method that will show the team how they are able to reduce conflict within the team, as well as, improve their working relationships with their fellow team members. Then, after all of this is said and done, the team can focus on the main objective (Maxwell, 2004). Focus on the interpersonal skills and interaction instead of individual development when you are coaching your team. The fact of the matter is the way that people act around and with their teammates, as well as communicate with them are important drivers to effective performance as a team. You can have lots of high performing employees on a team and still have
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course BUSN 101-305 taught by Professor Varios during the Spring '11 term at AIU Online.

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