PROBLEM-SOLVING TEAM Team Characteristics Existing and Ongoing Spontaneous Cross-functional Staff Diverse skills level Facilitator
CHALLENGE FACED BY TEAM MANAGEMENT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES COMPETITION GLOBALIZATION AND CULTURE MULTI- GENERATIONAL TEAMS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Technology permits us to exceptionally simplifies communication to exchange our ideas and thoughts. Some people think that having meeting discussions in one single room face to face might not be too helpful, as it can lead to complications. But conversing over email and phone will lead to results. By and by, the usage of technologies can bolster in leadership skills which would be effective to the team management. This in turn decreases the cost of the project and completion times. The usage of emails, calendars, instant messaging video and phone conferencing, webinars can reduce calendar conflicts and miscommunications. All the members of the team would be able to notice the updates and developments online. Giving presentations, charts, files and visually share lots of business enhancing information.
COMPETITION Crucial team management mishap could be hyper competition among team members if not handled rights. Competition leads to innovative achievements, wonderful explorations, intelligent inventions... etc, like everything in nature competition has a bad side, it can make friends rivals, human into inhuman. A team management can be done better with competition by below example: "One powerful example is for leaders to encourage employees to use their “signature strengths” in a way that benefits others as well as themselves. So, when framing a competition, leaders can remind employees to use more of those skills that they are uniquely good at. Leaders also can highlight how success will help customers and also help to achieve the organization’s purpose."
GLOBALIZATION AND CULTURE Language and communication Challenges: Employees can have trouble asking and responding to questions, or even knowing that they need to ask questions on occasion. These issues can occur due to personnel not readily grasping some of the nuances of requirements when written in a language they may not be so fluent with. Documentation can become very hard to understand for employees not comfortable with the different language, this can lead to substantial delays in progressing work and usually also additional rework over organizational norms as employees develop understandings of the interpreted documents. Team members are experiencing difficulties when speaking to different languages. Face to face communication in different countries can lead to lack of cooperation. successful communication translates into successful projects as 57 percent of projects fail due to breakdown in communications. For the teams located on different geographical locations and working from same project or company, there are no other factors which affect the most than communication.
GLOBALIZATION AND CULTURE CONT… Culture and time zone challenges: Attitude and perception can affect business communication in both positive and negative ways.
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- Fall '18
- Dr Fred Rose
- The A-Team, Time zone, global virtual team, Team member characteristics