communication to help our patients and other departments. We know that our team works hard and we appreciate and value each one of them, so we show them our gratitude by having small event around the office such as lunches catered in, raffles for small prizes and casual Fridays. Small gestures can go along way and this creates an effective team that keeps patients and the company striving. In conclusion, teamwork is an essential part of organizations around the world and creating teams is helping them become more competitive and productive. A successful team has a strong leader that cascades pertinent information to their team, keeps active communication, and ensures that goal deadlines are met in a timely manner. Accepting each member’s strengths and weaknesses will help determine where that team member fits in best and use their strengths to full capacity. A diverse team that is important for wider thinking and learning from each other’s experiences. And having open communication will reduce any misunderstandings or confusion. Using the Tuckman’s stage theory of Forming, Storming, Norming, performing and adjourning will help a team building themselves from beginning to end and will to facilitate phases of team development. With any team there is always added stress to the members involved in them and do the best job possible but it should not always be about work, therefore,
10 About my team & Effective team building we do small events to help our team feel appreciated by providing lunches, little raffles and casual Fridays. Teamwork in a workplace is not only critical but also pivotal to the success of the organization. References Chad Lin, Craig Standing & Ying-Chieh Liu (2008) A model to develop effective virtual teams
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