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goals are achievable only when two or more individuals agree to
work together in a group or as a team. While teamwork skills are
not natural for many people, they can be developed with the help
of a competent team coach or facilitator.
to group/team development is a practical one and consists of the
- Mission and
- Roles and responsibilities
of each member. Through the use of electronic GroupSmart
technology, members learn about one another responsibilities
and obstacles, then negotiate gaps and overlaps.
- Behavior contracting
between group/team members. Again through the use of
GroupSmart, all participate in developing a 360-degree
view of behavioral Keeps Stops and Starts for each member.
learning. Fun games can be used to learn important principles
- Group/team decision
making, problem solving, work planning. GroupSmart makes
these processes fast, profound and effective.
- Group/team communication
and conflict resolution skills development as needed.
- Groups and teams
go quickly through the stages of forming, storming,
norming to arrive at performing without much
wasted time and effort.
- Effective groups
and teams achieve the expected outcome faster, within
budget and meeting or exceeding quality standards
- Group or team leader
can focus more attention on executive sponsorship, or end user
support, as the group or team is more cohesive.
- Group and team
members are much more satisfied with their work together,
and are much more likely to want to stay together, or
work together again.