Teamwork (Part 1)
What Exactly is Teamwork?
Teamwork is defined in Webster's New World Dictionary as "a joint action by a group of
people, in which each person subordinates his or her individual interests and opinions to
the unity and efficiency of the g
Teamwork (Part 9)
6. Follow the leader -Find someone who already has the attitude you wish to have. Follow their
lead, learn from their example.
7. Help others (and help yourself)- One of the fastest ways to change your attitude is to take the
focus off y
Teamwork (Part 8)
It is not on the list, but
It is still very important
Be careful, your Attitude is showing!
Work has become more demanding on employees.
Employee-Employer Relationships have become less hierarchical and
Teamwork (Part 7)
Phlegmatic, Empathetic, Stabilizer, Amiable, Steady
Empathetic people care about including everyone, they are patient, supportive and
considerate. These folks are easy going and dependable and would just like everyone to
get along. They
Teamwork (Part 6)
styles in 400 BC. He identified four basic types of temperaments and linked
them with liquids in the body. Today, we know that there is no link with bodily
fluids, but Hypocrites original concept of four styles or temperaments has
Teamwork (Part 5)
Body language Always keep your body in attention. If your body is slouched, your
attention span may slack and your listening skills may weaken.
Responses When asked, answer questions in complete sentences.
Repetition Repeat specific com
Teamwork (Part 4)
Listening is a skill.
Listening and hearing are not the same
You are not born with listening skills
Listening incorporates more than your ears
It includes your body language
Teamwork (Part 3)
Members are open and trusting and many good ideas are produced because they are not
afraid to offer ideas and suggestions.
They are comfortable using decision making tools to evaluate the ideas, prioritize tasks
and solve problems. Much
Teamwork (Part 2)
The team must receive external support and encouragement.
Encouragement and praise works just as well in motivating teams as it does with
The team must have principled leadership.
Teams usually need someone to lead t
Teamwork (Part 10)
Is there time for brainstorming creative solutions?
Can the group move to from problem identification, identifying possible solutions, to
selecting solutions and implementation?
Group Problem Solving
Recognizing Dysfunctional Behavior