to start the New Year off right!
What better way to kick off the team in the New Year then to bring the entire group together to reset priorities for the year and evaluate processes and procedures for working as a team.
Before we get into the “what to do” when bringing the team together, […]
Read Part 1 of the mini case study.
The team does not seem to understand, nor value, teamwork or the benefit of being on a team. Likely, team building did not take place early on in the initiative. It is just as likely that the team did not spend time collaborating on how they will […]
From the minute the team was announced, several of the members were overheard telling their colleagues that they didn’t understand why they needed to be involved in this initiative. They wanted to continue to work alone, as they have been doing for many years. Some of the prospective team members were concerned they would no […]
Breaking down cultural barriers on virtual teams enables for improved collaboration. When the team collaborates more benefits are many and include:
Innovative ideas on getting work accomplished Increasing creativity in solving problems Increasing the likelihood that new products and services developed will meet the needs of a diverse client base Learning new skills and knowledge […]
A Short Story
Read Part I for background information.
Helping the team to accept Allen
Jasmine wanted to avoid a situation where the team – because they were such a highly functioning team – shut Allen out. With the contractor, she hadn’t really spent time getting him integrated into the team. She decided on a […]