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Team Roles for Team Effectiveness - ... According FIRO theory, team member play roles in team depend on their relationship and communication in a team to the interpersonal need of each other team member. They have 15 characteristic to identify team member role: • Clarifier • Tension-Reducer • Individualist • Director • Questioner • Rebel • Encourager • Listener • Cautioner • Initiator • Energizer • Opinion-Giver • Harmonizer • Consensus-Tester • Task-Master   • Benne and sheats theory team role. This theory is a combined of two influential theories on group behavior, which Kenneth Benne and Paul Sheats have wrote in article of ‘’Functional Roles of Group Members’’ in 1940....   [tags: Belbin's team roles, FIRO theory]
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Working as a Team - During the 2015 fall semester, four students came together for the fulfillment of a requisite class for graduation under the executive Master’s program of Management of Technology. To their surprise they would not be allowed to work with their partners of choice but among three strangers. This condition led the students to the execution of intuitive collaboration practices under which a sense of community grew towards reaching their individual and group goals. The group was formed by three Indian-ancestry students and the author of this story who embraces a Costa Rican heritage....   [tags: Team Collaboration ]
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There Is No I In Team - “It may sound like a waste of time, but it unites our Wal-Mart branch as a family!” Bob preaches. “This is a waste of valuable work time and an embarrassment to the Wal-Mart name!” A nudnik employee shouts in return. “Sam Walton founded this company with his family, today he is still working with his family and always will be. We are a family because a family can complete tasks earlier and more efficiently than an individual could. Cooperating together on responsibilities reduces our workloads and allows us to share responsibilities and ideas.” Bob replied, “We are more than a work place, we are Wal-Mart!” Bob Learmont, a manager at Wal-Mart in Grand Rapids Michigan, unites his employees e...   [tags: team building, productivity, employee, workplace]
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Team Building Important In Functioning Groups - Introduction Working well in a group is crucial for the success of each individual within a functioning group. This scholarly paper will explore common concepts relating to teams in general, and how it affects the PBL class specifically. It will cover how team building applies to group process and learning. It will also describe the importance of team building in the nursing profession, and as a member of the health care team. Overall, this paper will prove that team building is an important concept in how a group functions, especially within the health care system....   [tags: Team Building] 2544 words
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Team Work in the Work Place - Team work In order for a work place to be successful and beneficial to everyone involve in the company, teams needs to be form, and each team must have a goal in mind. Employees must come together to accomplish a common goal. Teamwork will not only benefit those involve in the project but it will also have a huge impact in your business. To start off on the right path, the team must understand what they are working towards. They must be committed to work hard in order to accomplish their goals....   [tags: goal, interaction, communication, team] 864 words
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Project Management Team of Omran - Situational Leadership theory needs the leader to be closely familiar with the intellectual and development level of followers. In Omran, project management team is mostly working with multi-disciplinary members that are reporting to their respective line managers. This limits the project management formal power over the team members. Also, this limits the attention to staff skills which ultimately affect assessing individual’s need for support and direction (development level). For that, Omran Also, Omran need to empower the senior project manager role in order to take the lead over both construction and design lines so this will clarify who is the leader and allow more control on team and...   [tags: team, motivation, leader] 613 words
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The Chicago Bulls Basketball Team - The Chicago Bulls, they have gone through many stages of success, including six championships with Michael Jordon’s Bulls. Michael Jordon in fact is the reason why most people know about the Bulls. The Bulls though do run deeper than just Michael Jordon, because before Jordon came to the Bulls the Bulls had to come to the NBA. The Chicago Bulls are one of the most memorable and historic professional basketball teams in history. The Bulls joined the National Basketball Association in 1965. Before this the Bulls had been known as the Chicago stags, the stags had been one of the best teams in the Business Basketball Association since 1946 and even played one season in the NBA before they folde...   [tags: basketball, team, memorable] 2190 words
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The Contributions of a Team to an Organization - The essay will look at the main contributions teams can make to successful organization. In addition, the essay will converse about the conditions necessary in organization if employees are to work effectively in team. The motive for forming a team is that it allows individual to put equal quantity of effort and contribute to the welfare of the organization. This reduces work load and divides the work evenly to members. As a result, this allows individuals to perfect their work which is specified to them....   [tags: Team Work Human Resource Management]
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Consequences of Team Empowerment - CONSEQUENCES OF TEAM EMPOWERMENT Some criteria of work team effectiveness from previous research include organizational commitment (Amason & Sapienza, 1997), job satisfaction (Kozlowski & Ilgen, 2006; Seibert et al., 2004; Uhl-Bien & Graen, 1998), quality, and productivity (Seibert et al., 2004; Buller & Hell, 1986). Kirkman and Rosen (1997) categorized different work team effectiveness criteria into two major groups: performance outcomes, and attitudinal outcomes. In the following section I will use this framework to analyze the consequences of team empowerment....   [tags: Personnel Administration, Team building] 573 words
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Stages of Team Development - Introduction Nowadays, team is widely used in organizations, because team is effective. “A team is not just a group of people who work together or like each other or share opinions. A team is group of people with a common objective.” (Barnes, 2001) More and more organization tends to work in team (Milliken and Martins, 1996). Teamwork is used extensively, because, coaching team is able to effectively get an extraordinary goal (Mitsch, 2010). This essay will write about the reasons of team effective, Firstly, it will write about the percentages of people want to work in a team and the reasons of choice teamwork....   [tags: Informative, Team Creativity] 2027 words
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The Moderating Role of Team Leadership - Everest 1 Everest 1 was conducted using Computer Mediated Communication (CMC); communication was less fluid as it took place through a provided chat box within the simulation running in real-time. The proposed theory by Wainfan et al. (2004) meta-analytical study was proven plausible as what had occurred during the experiment became apparent, ‘reaching towards a consensus and resolving conflict in a democratic manner was difficult and took considerable time’. The fast pace of text messages was one contributing factor to this as it was difficult to read and keep in track....   [tags: communication, team work, social media]
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Team Transformation Process: The Case of Dragon’s Den Team - For the purpose of this essay, author would try to incorporate the learning from session 1 and 2 of People, Organisations and High Performance Teams for part 1 of the MBA at University of Waikato. This essay would discuss a team scenario from Dragon’s Den team that author was part of during the 2013 Dragon’s Den at Hamilton Campus. Author would try to incorporate various theories to critically analyse various phases that the team went through and try to derive learning from those situations. Team formation process began when Dragon’s Den assessment was issued to the cohort and the first two members started the process of recruiting team members....   [tags: team environment, high performance]
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Leadership & Team Building in the Project Environment - Introduction Team building benefits the team as a whole. When people who rarely work together are forced to communicate, they can discover that they enjoy the interaction and continue to network and bond with different people back at the office. For many, working in team is difficult, for others is easier than working alone, not many people are able to respond to the commitment involved in working in a team environment. And there are usually time imbalances that are generated within work teams....   [tags: Team Building Essays]
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Effective Ways to Manage a Productive Team - Building teams might seem like a very difficult task even for a well-seasoned manager. However, building teams in a competitive, stressful or high-pressure field can seem almost insurmountable. We see this most often in competitive field such as sales, production or where an organization might have more than one business unit competing for recognition such as hospitality. When organizations run into issues with the lack of or insufficient teamwork it can hurt the organizations image, profits or will inhibit the company growth by lack of sharing best practices, missed opportunities, higher cost or loss of labor....   [tags: teamwork,team's dynamic]
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Stages of Team Development - A team is built by selecting people from various backgrounds. A team leader or an organizer develops a team considering the role that suits the personality, specialty and interest level of the members. If an organization develops a team with a view of Tuckman’s theory of team development and Belbin’s team roles, then team members who act like strangers come to work together to achieve common goal become successful in no time. The first stage of team development is forming. In this stage, team members are anxious because of unclear responsibility and objectives....   [tags: mutual decision, team work, leader]
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Rapid Intervention Team: A Firefighters Savior - Firefighters get hurt often; one tool in the arsenal to prevent or reduce this is called a RIT (Rapid Intervention Team). This is also known a FAST (Firefighter Assistance and Search Team). The RIT/FAST is designed to essentially go in to a building to rescue the firefighters that are injured or trapped. Throughout the years, researchers have studied firefighter line of duty deaths (LODD) to determine what firefighters are doing wrong. In Pennsylvania, in 1995, three firefighters were lost when a collapse occurred in a house fire, killing all three....   [tags: Firefighter Assistance and Search Team]
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Team Definition: Cold Stone Creamery - ... • Horizontal teams – A web design team which includes a front end designer and developer working with one or more back end developers, and marketing specialists. This structure can produce effective and efficient results within a reasonable timeline. • Special purpose teams – Event planning such as those for a community event. The Steveston Maritime Festival in Richmond, BC for example. Tourism Richmond gathers volunteers to work alongside the City of Richmond’s Britannia Heritage Shipyard staff to facilitate the annual event....   [tags: team types, customer service satisfaction]
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Team Empowerment - ANTECEDENTS OF TEAM EMPOWERMENT Previous research has identified several organizational characteristics that may act as antecedents to team empowerment. Frequently cited antecedents include autonomy (Chen et al., 2007; Langfred, 2000; Campion et al., 1993), task meaningfulness (Stewart, 2006; Thomas & Velthouse, 1990; Hackman, 1987; Hackman & Oldham, 1980), and team-based human resources practices (Kirkman & Rosen, 1997; Mathieu et al., 2006), such as rewards (Balkin & Montemayor, 2000; Kirkman & Rosen, 1999)....   [tags: Business Administration, Team Building] 783 words
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Key Aspects a Team Needs to Be Successful and Perform at Their Best - ... This is necessary skills, because the team will produce better results when they cooperate fully with each other and share information with each other. They team lack these skills which lead to complications among them, such as not sharing information, not listening to each other. These problems ultimately result in incomplete work and a policy that is not to a high quality of standard. To remove these problems the team members need to improve their communication with each other, to do so they need to be more aware of their listening, verbal and non-verbal listening skills....   [tags: planning, organizing, team processes ]
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Army Crew Varsity Team Case Study Analysis - ... Lack of trust and other related psychological issues prevented the Varsity team from synchronizing their rowing even though they were the top individual performers. Following spring break, varsity team members became unhappy and critical of one another. These behaviors were an early indication of a lack of trust needed to be addressed immediately. Trust is paramount in crew. It is important for team members to trust others to correct mistakes, allowing the boat to regain balance and maximum speed (Snook & Polzer, 2004)....   [tags: a coach's dilemma with an underperforming team ]
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Team Diversity - 1. Our team holds quite the bit of diversity as far as our values were discovered on the Discovery Wheel.(Ellis, 2011) Our common abundant categories show for Memory, Thinking, and Diversity. Past this, we seems to cover the wheel rather, well, if we are to pool our strengths as a team. We all report different weaknesses, and with good management, we would be able to combat each others lacking areas. The only section not particularly outstanding in either direction was Reading, and with a fair distribution, this would pose no problem either....   [tags: Team Building Assignment]
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A Team's Purpose - A Team's Purpose Whether it’s in academia, in business, in sports or in family, teams can play a significant role in the success of a purpose. In academia, teams come together to complete learning projects. In sports, teams are formed to win championships. In business, teams may be created to meet a specific objective. Men and women marry, have children and become teams within their community with goals specific to their core values. One common denominator that all these teams require for success is effective communication....   [tags: Team Work Communication Leadership] 1211 words
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The Importance Of Team Communication - Abstract The focus of this paper is to show how communication is a very vital and important factor in a team’s success. I will cover how it helps to identify each individual team member’s role. I will discuss how team communication helps everyone in the team to understand the end goal, and I will also discuss how communication is a vital part of project planning within the team. The Importance of Team Communication Team dynamics is the unseen force that pulls and influences a team to act and react in a certain way, according to BusinessKnowledgeSource.com (2003)....   [tags: Team Communication Group] 1454 words
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Team Solutions For Conflict Management - Team Solutions for Conflict Management When co workers form teams they will find that they disagree or need to find ways to express their differences (Engleberg, Wynn, 2006, p. 147). Conflicts may arise from tight deadlines and short tempers, but most team members may not know what to do. "Despite the inevitability of conflict, many of us go out of our way to avoid or suppress it" (Engleberg, 2006, p. 147). When working in a team environment, co workers must find effective solutions for the numerous conflicts that may arise....   [tags: Team Conflict Resolution] 1463 words
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Team Behavior And Processes - Team Behavior and Processes There are many important elements that effect how a learning team behaves and the processes that a learning team chooses to complete tasks and reach desired goals. The current learning team has established roles and responsibilities, time management skills, and decision making strategies that allow the team to work up to it's full potential. The learning team has maintained a level of trust and responsibility to one another that must exist in order for the team to remain successful Roles and Responsibilities The roles and responsibilities for a learning team should be identified within the first meeting (Thompson, 2000)....   [tags: Team Group management Communication] 1495 words
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Team Work In Business - Team Work in Business At the beginning of eighteen century, high quality products of Japan started occupying the world market rapidly. The success story of Japanese companies made American companies surprise and curious, then American soon found that team work was one of the keys for Japanese companies’ success. For two hundred years, team work has been widely applied successfully in business and it is considered as an important element in helping companies to work more effectively....   [tags: Business Team Leadership Communication] 1833 words
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Concepts Of Team Management - Concepts of Team Management When we think of the word team, individually many different ideas may come to mind about what a team really is. Some may think of an NFL team (Tennessee Titans), an NBA team (Sacramento Kings), or a NASA astronaut team with such pioneers as Edwin Aldrin, Jr. and Neil Armstrong as members. You might even think of the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, or Marines as teams. In fact they all are, and they have a great deal in common as teams. However, for the purposes of this paper I will examine the characteristics of work teams, as they apply to organizations and I will supply answers to the following questions: What is a team....   [tags: Business Leadership Team Work] 1680 words
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Team Dynamics - Conflict Resolution Strategies - Team Dynamics - Conflict Resolution Strategies People work in groups or teams everyday whether in their career, education, political organization, church, or any other social setting. Conflict while working in teams or groups is inevitable. When taking people of different backgrounds, personalities, moral, and ethical beliefs and putting them together in a group, conflict will arise. The key to achieving your team goals is to construct and conquer your goals with keeping the greater good of the team in mind....   [tags: Conflict Team Communication]
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Team Communication - Team communication is vital in many aspects of our professions. It is human nature to coexist with others in various roles: be it in the military, emergency medicine, football, or even school. The American Heritage Dictionary (n.d.) defines communication as the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behavior. While serving in the United States Armed Forces, service members have to learn to take orders from those that are ranked higher than themselves. But it is also critical to be able to listen to those who are subordinates as well....   [tags: Communication Team ]
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Online Team Performance - Online teams have been a recent phenomena of the last decade. The concept of online teams has transcended boundaries, times zones, and is slowly becoming a viable alternative to traditional face-to-face meetings. In the educational arena, Sierra notes that "teams must demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviors to leverage diversity and to apply their different resources to learning tasks" (Glinow, 2004, p. 7). Research revealed that a crucial process challenging the team's success is effective team development....   [tags: Internet Team Group Management] 1720 words
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Effective Team Communication - Effective Team Communication In the environment today, it is not unusual to see people working in teams to accomplish certain goals and tasks. During our youth, parents and teachers encourage us through various methods to work as part of a team. Whether a sports team, classroom team, or after school activities, parents and teachers and other authority figures start the introduction of working in teams and teaching the value of being able to work together to accomplish a common goal. As people progress through the various stages of their lives, everyone continues to strive to communicate....   [tags: Organization Communication Team Work] 1791 words
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High Performance Team - In this paper I will discuss how a team/group can become a high-performance team/group, examine the demographic characteristics and culture diversity and the impact on the team/group behavior. I will also describe how demographic characteristics and cultural diversity contribute to or detract from high-performance groups or teams. What is a team/group. A team/group is a group of people who form together to complete a mutual goal such as a presentation, paper, discussing a topic or creating a new design....   [tags: Team Work Group] 1149 words
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Effective Team Building - Effective Team Building The company description of EcoSeagate states that it is “about identifying and overcoming barriers and excelling as an individual and team member. Be ready to learn through activities and speakers about achievement and excellence. Be prepared to experience our corporate values and Seagate competencies in new and unexpected settings and get ready to see how our objectives can be reached by challenging ourselves, adapting to new circumstances and contributing to an aligned focused team.” (Larson, 2008) EcoSeagate employs four types of team building with varying degrees of success to accomplish this lofty goal, Goal Setting, Role Definition, Interpersonal Processes a...   [tags: Business Team Work Management] 1949 words
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Team Dynamics - Abstract Communication and trust are essential for teams to function properly and achieve their end goals. A frame for communication lines must be laid out in advance as well as a combined contract that defines what the team expects to accomplish as a whole as well as individually. Trust must be built up over time. Each team member must respect each other and follow through with assigned tasks to strengthen trust within the group. If communication and trust break down within a team, the team will not progress and will cease to function....   [tags: Team Organization Leader Management] 1389 words
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Team Communication - Team Communication Abstract Having a team is harder than working alone. Every member of their own way on how they understand when people are communicating and how they communicate with others. Observing different types of teams, whether its football or in a business atmosphere, they all have the same sort of habits that make them successful. Small things such as, leadership, trust, and how you communicate are key components of many team successes. Team Communication: Keys to a Successful Team In Influence of Covey Habit Training on Teams, it states, “Learning and applying approaches that improve individual and interpersonal approaches that improve individual and interpersonal skills shou...   [tags: Communication Team Organization] 1200 words
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Team Dynamics - Team Dynamics is how a group of two or more that works together for a common goal. One definition of a team is: two or more individuals associated in some joint action. (Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary (1976). In the business & education world, these joint actions should have some mission or objective that achieves results like a research paper. My Team C has come together with a common goal: Writing a successful paper for week 5 on “What safeguards exist currently to ensure academic honesty & are they working?” For this to be possible we must learn how to work as a team....   [tags: Team Dynamics Teamwork] 740 words
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Team Communication - Team Communication Teamwork is very important when it comes to good communication skills. It has been said that effective communication skills empower an individual to inspire and influence others in order to reach the desired outcome, no matter how difficult the situation may appear to be. Anyone who has an open view about all things can give that information to another person and be able to explain why they feel the way they feel. And it can be possible that he/she are able to convince the other party to feel the same way....   [tags: Work Employment Team Communication] 966 words
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Team Dynamics - Managing Individual Performance The steps a team leader takes to select workable teammates for a project can be challenging and frustrating task. The concepts of team building have been evaluated for many years by psychologists, psychoanalysts and researchers such as Carl Gustav Jung, Abraham Maslow, mother and daughter Katherine Briggs and Isabel Myers-Briggs. The simulation is based on research performed by Myers-Briggs, Abraham Maslow and Carl Jung which deals with organizational structure and individual team member personality traits and how it affects individual/team morale and productivity....   [tags: Team Work Group] 1765 words
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Team Dynamics and Conflict Resolution in Work Teams - Team Dynamics and Conflict Resolution in Work Teams Teams are groups of people who work together to achieve a common goal (Learning Team Handbook, p 310). Workplace teams are increasing as businesses find the yield of team productivity and creativity exceeds individual productivity/creativity. To promulgate productive teams, businesses have had to identify common threads for successful teams. Businesses have identified the dynamics and needs of successful teams. Seven tasks must be included in consideration of team dynamics and structure....   [tags: Team Group Work Communication] 966 words
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Team Work Scenarios - Team Work Scenarios Learning Team Each team should respond in paragraph form to the questions that follow the scenarios presented below. Any disagreements or complications that occur within the team regarding the correct response should be noted in the Learning Team Reflection Worksheet for the week. SCENARIOS Duty-based (Deontological): 1. Donna was wrong for setting rules for the team without any input from Michael. He is not going to follow the rules if there was no buy-in on the rules. Donna and Michael should renegotiate the rules together and come up with a set of rules with which both are comfortable....   [tags: Ethics Team Working Together Essays] 454 words
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Team Dynamics And Decision Making For Project Success - Team Dynamics and Decision Making for Project Success Project success often depends upon team decision-making. In the workplace, the team leader's job is to make decisions that benefit the team and the whole company. This places them with a lot of responsibility. They must contemplate the options and consciously select the decision-making strategy most appropriate for the circumstances in which the decision will be made and implemented. Often the decision-making style chosen is among the most significant roles of the project manager....   [tags: Team Management Communication Group] 967 words
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Team Conflict - As the processes and systems used in business have become more complex, teams, not individuals, have become popular in many organizations. Teams are made up of individuals from an organization brought together to solve a problem, improve a process or implement a new process. “A major advantage that a team has over an individual is its diversity of resources and ideas” (Burns, 1995, p. 52). However, this diversity can cause conflict within the team. The success of the team is strongly influenced by the team’s ability to recognize the causes of, manage and resolve conflict....   [tags: Business Strategy Human Resource Team] 1260 words
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The Effective Leaderhsip Roles of Sport Team Captains - Captains of sports teams are given the stereotype that they are the most athletic player on the team, scoring the most goals and handling the ball best. In truth, captains have a lot of work they have to do that doesn’t even involve playing the sport. Captains are the most looked at player of the game; other players, younger kids and coaches look to them to set examples. They have to set examples in every aspect of the game; athleticism might be part of their job but it is not limited to it....   [tags: Team Leader Captain Essays Roles] 1660 words
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Compare And Contrast Of: Four Stage Team Performance Model & The Drexxler/Sibbet Team Preformance Model - The Four-Stage Team Performance Model & The Drexler/Sibbet High Performance Model The exploration of two models will show an interesting relationship when compared and contrasted. Both can increase competency levels in team building. The models are the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance model (Human Performance Strategies) and the Four Stage Team Performance model (Developing Management Skills). When they have been used correctly they’ve been shown to improve efficiency and profitability in organizations....   [tags: Team Building Models Human Resource Theory] 1499 words
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Impact of Team Conflicts on Team Performance - 2.1) LITERATURE REVIEW Team conflicts: Conflict is a basic aspect of teamwork (Levi, 2001), since the number of decisions that a team needs to make often evokes feelings of discomfort and stress. Conflict very often arises from a clash of different working style, ideas, interests, needs, and wants. Team conflicts can be due to high stress level. It has been experienced that in teamwork there can be conflicts and conflicts creates dissatisfaction among the employees. It is important that conflicts be addressed in such a way that it has adverse effect and it is very important to address the conflicts on the spot otherwise it would be difficult to handle the conflicts....   [tags: business] 3066 words
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The Purpose of a Team - ... Until something changes or is determined to be obsolete it must be agreed upon within the team to comply. This is not just for the deck-plate personnel but the managerial staff as well. As part of a team we all must be onboard with operations and how they need to operate. Many times the Safety Officer, if you will, is accused of not being a team player. Being chastised for doing ones job is not the most effective way to promote a safety minded environment. Also on the other side of the coin the Safety Officer must implement or correct safety issues in a non-condescending manner with an explanation of the unwanted act....   [tags: safety, NASA challenger] 704 words
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Questions and the Team - Tackling a team project, regardless of scale, can be a challenge. Wide-open communication channels need to be activated from the beginning. After planning has begun and tasks are being assigned, the question can promptly loom in one’s head: now what do we do. Well, if the right instructions or guidance were not given, this can be the scenario at hand. However, establishing a good forum to address any doubts and concerns within the team can lead to a better project experience overall. But what are the right types of questions to ask during a team project....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Valdez Team - The Valdez Team The Valdez Team – a purposefully assembled, seasoned group of business and academic partners with demonstrated expertise and experience in a complete range of engineering, research, and technical activities involving aging structures – is pleased to submit the following proposal for providing such support to the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension (CAStLE). On our team, Valdez International Corporation (Valdez), the prime contractor, is joined by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), NDE Services, Inc....   [tags: Business Proposal] 1780 words
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Team Sport- Factors That Define The Success of a Team - In the recent years, under the guidance of Coach Josep Guardiola, football club Barcelona won the Spanish league title “La Liga” in three consecutive years. In the year 2009, Barcelona became the first Spanish team ever to win three trophies in a row, Champions League, Copa del Rey and La Liga in one season. In addition to the national titles, the team has won eighteen European titles by far and FIFA Club World Cup title in the year 2009. This current season, the team has struggled to reach the final stage of Champions League and shall compete with club Manchester United for the European Cup....   [tags: Barcelona, Pep Guardiola] 998 words
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Examining the Group Dynamics of a Team - Forming In the forming stage, group members at ECI are polite and enthusiastic to be involved with a potential new business opportunity. The forming stage is relatively short, mainly due to the fact that most personnel on the team have known each other for many years. Storming Storming is one of the more difficult stages of group development and can often lead to team tension and potential failure. Stein (2014) adds that behaviors during the Storming stage may be less polite than during the Forming stage, with frustration or disagreements about goals, expectations, roles and responsibilities being openly expressed....   [tags: storming, norming, motivation]
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How To Be An Effective Team Member - Teamwork is becoming more important in the work place, because of the leaders and the fact that it allows full participation with all employees. In order to complete several different tasks, managers and supervisors usually perform teams and assign different tasks to complete one major assignment. Team work starts at the top (Smikle, 2009). When supervisors or managers are willing to administer teamwork, they are enabling the employees to follow. Managers or supervisors set good examples when they delegate tasks, but more importantly express to the employees how teamwork is productive....   [tags: Business Management ] 1188 words
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Understanding the Mechanics of a Nursing Team - Participating in team work is a significant part of a nurse’s daily schedule. Understanding the way a team functions is essential. After all this can lead to better utilization of a team within any organization and further enhance the outcome. Nursing could certainly benefit from a high performing team after all, “teams make fewer mistakes than do individuals” (Miller, Riley, & Davis, 2009, p. 248).Therefore, steps need to be in place to make sure the teams are functioning at high capacity. One way to monitor the team’s success is to employ a team assessment questionnaire....   [tags: Nursing ] 1293 words
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Benefits of Participating in a Team Sport - ... Durant, this year’s NBA regular season MVP, had good performance; however, his teammates, especially the other starting line-ups, were completely out of shape. Things are the same for the youth who play soccer or basketball. We can easily find relatively outstanding players in an amateur team, but if these one or two excellent players keep playing in their own way, keep dribbling and never pass the ball, we would expect the team to lose. Therefore, in order to win the game, each member of a sport team must learn the importance of team working and cooperation with other players....   [tags: socialization, getting fit, friends] 645 words
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Team Based Approach in an Organization - The potential effectiveness of a team based approach in an organization is clear. However, getting the best outputs in team based approaches is also a challenge due to, for instance, poor team dynamics, lack of team harmony and such. Switching to a team based approach in an organization is, therefore, a decision that requires a lot of planning and analysis before implementation. Ordinarily, a decision to switch to a team based approach should be accompanied by training sessions for the team members to improve their team dynamics, harmony, and align their individual interests with those of the team and the organization in general....   [tags: organization, planning, training] 873 words
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Collaboration in a Culturally Diverse Team - Attaining results from a team consisting of members likely spread across vast distances is an increasingly difficult task without taking advantage of the necessary resources available for distance collaboration. Several factors are taken into consideration when building an effective team. Creating a team out of a group of people who come from a variety of backgrounds is not an easy task because group members must first learn how to collaborate as a team before they can even consider completing a project together....   [tags: Effective Teamwork, Resources]
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Dream Team: The Effectiveness of Teamwork - Title: Dream Team Teamwork has become more and more important in the past 200 years because of the growth of the societies and business organisations have created a context in which terms no longer work in isolation. The Dream Team refers to the outcome is greater and better then every team members can imagine, each member inspire others to bring out more different kinds of idea. This literature I read described what is an effective teamwork and how to make the Dream Team. Firstly, we need a basic condition of a team which is including the team whose membership is easy and clear, which is of the right size, relative stable in membership and working in a task which requires teamwork....   [tags: teamwork, group thinking, management]
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The Benefits of Team Sports Participation - There are many benefits gained from participating in team sports. Team participation can build self esteem, promote social interaction and help one gain a sense of responsibility. Being involved in a team sport can also help you to attain personal fitness goals and maintain wellness. The time spent practicing with a team, will improve your skills and give you countless hours of enjoyment. Participating in a team sport can increase one’s self esteem. By being part of a team, you will give and receive praise....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive]
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Management of a Health Care Team - Health care moved into the spotlight on March 23, 2010 with the Affordable Care Act becoming a law that plans to provide insurance to all Americans, reduce the high cost of health care, and continue to maintain the current standard of care. How will health care management organizations be able to accomplish this daunting task. One way for any organization to meet a new requirement is to review their mission, vision, goals, and objectives and readjust or realign as needed. As changes occur in the organization they are clearly delineated to the staff responsible for implementation and as the staff begins to focus on these new and shared goals, teams will form and develop to achieve the new goa...   [tags: Business Management] 957 words
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Stages of Developing a Team - One room, one pencil, four people, 25 minutes and 100 questions in a packet is a daunting test of collaboration and teamwork. Who gets to be the leader, the controller of the pencil. Why should any of the other team members listen to this person. Which questions should be answered and how should time be managed. These are just a few of the questions my team faced during our mission to complete as many questions as possible in the allowed time frame. In this reflection, I shall analyze how my team navigated through the five stages of team development, conflicts that arose in the process as well as the efficiency model we enabled and the task execution strategy we adopted to improve our team e...   [tags: members, strategy, effective] 959 words
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Is My Team Resistant to Change? - In this essay I am going to show my understanding of the team's resistance to change and how the change could be managed. I will illustrate how I believe that successful adaptation to the changing circumstances depends upon various factors. Some of those factors are: unconscious and conscious group dynamics, anxieties and collective defences, leadership and the way the individual is handling the change in himself. I am going to present some of my early experience of working within the nursery team, which had showed me how hard it may be to accept that the change is needed and that often fulfilling the primary task depends upon that change....   [tags: Teams, Change, ]
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Competition Within a Basketball Team - Basketball is a highly competitive sport, usually played between two different teams. Yet, the competition runs deeper than just the game played between two opposing teams. The truth is, players on the same team compete over roles all the time. This type of in-team competition is normal, but it must be kept at a healthy level. The Legacy Girls' Basketball team suffers from this type of competition everyday. In the past, the girls have had very successful seasons––just last year, in fact, they went 13-12....   [tags: defense, legacy girls, comunication, ] 1125 words
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The Complexity of Team Work - Introduction The complexity of teamwork is more than what Merriam-Webster defines teamwork as “the work done by people who work together to do something”. Teamwork involves good practices and strategies utilized in a cohesive manner to get to a common goal. Therefore a clear definition of a team must first be established in order to further understand the complexity of the teamwork process. A team is a collection of two or more people with either similar or different disciplines dedicated to the pursuit of a specific goal (Gilbert, 2004)....   [tags: good practice, specific goals]
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Team Work in the Workplace - Corporation is not all that easy. Sometimes you have to deal with being yelled at. You might have to work with someone you don't like. There are many things you have to deal with when you are on a team or you are at work. You can't always be with the people you like you have to cooperate Have you ever been forced to be on a team with someone you don't like or care for all that much. If you have been I would love to hear about every last bit of it, from the beginning to the end. I was put on a team when I was younger....   [tags: corporation and cooperation] 588 words
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Good leaders in Team Sports - Introduction The argument has been made that sports teams, whether they are college-level teams, professional teams, or club teams, have a unique culture that is dictated and directed by the coaches who lead them (Johnston, 2014). The idea that sports teams have a unique culture that can be dictated by a coach has become a topic of great interest in recent years as more people, both in and out of sports, have argued that a negative organizational culture within athletic teams breeds violence, misconduct among players, and causes a lack of motivation for a sport for players (Turman, 2003; Johnston, 2014)....   [tags: Sports Teams, College, Professional, Culture]
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Business: Different Types of Team - ... Let me tell you how hard it is to “babysit”, for lack of better terminology, a group of grown-ups. Oh, and did I mention, I was the oldest member on each team. I work 40+ hours weekly and go to school fulltime and organize my time accordingly each and every week. I tried from the onset to find a time and day that would be good for everyone. I figured it would be best for each and everyone to meet the same time each week. Well, that didn’t work. We began the Business Simulation Game with a couple weeks of practice....   [tags: teamwork] 1191 words
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The Dimensions of Team Membership - ... During the reorganization mentioned above, there were several disruptive conflicts that resulted in terminations. Becoming emotionally detached wasn’t a bad thing for me on a personal level because I didn’t take work home with me and I could perform my job as if I cared. In my opinion, no one could tell that I had jumped off the bus. It was harmful for me physically and mentally; I hated my job that I use to love and no longer wanted to wake up and go to work in the morning. I couldn’t leave the company because of my husband’s illness; I frequently had to take him to Cleveland....   [tags: management, tolerance, change]
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Team Management and Hard Work - Lim Goh Tong was a prominent rich Malaysian Chinese businessman and the founder of Genting Highlands. He transforms Genting Highlands from an unfamiliar hilltop to the most successful tourism place. This project has proven itself as the richest person in Malaysia and one of the richest people in the world with a net worth of US$ 4.2 billion. He born on 1918, in Anxi Country, Fujian, China and died on 23 October 2007 at Subang jaya Medical Centre. Lim chairmanship position in Genting Group organization was took over by his son, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thayon on 31 December 2003....   [tags: Genting Berhad, tourism, malaysia]
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Team Leadership in Business - Models working in the fashion industry certainly do not accurately represent the women and men that they model for (Amed, 2013). While this distortion within the fashion industry persist; exemplifications for modeling the way for business within teams and as a leader has to be precise. Leaders who see themselves as mentors over teams learn to voice and demonstrate an organizations vision and goals and then set those plans into action. Within this article there is an example of one of my business leadership and team experiences where my hands-on learned proficiencies are highlighted....   [tags: Personal Experiences, Models]
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Team Success and Failure - Introduction There are many different factors that influence and determine the potential success or failure of teams, largely irrespective of whether those teams are within the realm of business, politics, entertainment, or sports. In general, teams whose members share common perceptions about their purpose and goals, teams whose members trust one another and whose members trust their managers and leaders; teams whose members communicate and coordinate their efforts efficiently; and teams whose members can resolve conflict and disagreements effectively and productively tend to be more successful than teams whose members do not....   [tags: Shared Vision, Purpose, Goals, Trust]
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The Sacramento Kings Team - One hundred and twenty six decibels, the record for the loudest indoor arena, goes to the Sleep Train Arena, and the home of the Sacramento Kings. The record was broken at a Kings Bucks game, and though the fans were able to break a record, the Kings still lost. Since relocating to the tiny city of Sacramento, the Kings have never really been a good team. The team has only seen mediocre players with the occasional appearances of great players visiting, arriving only to pound the team and the aspiring hopes of the minimal fan base....   [tags: NBA basketball associations] 932 words
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Team Motivation: Clemson Cheerleading - A team is defined as “A distinguishable set of two or more people who interact, dynamically, interdependently, and adaptively toward a common and valued goal” (Chen). It is extremely frustrating when you are a part of a “team”, yet you find yourself being one of the few people who have passion for what they are doing while you are giving 110% into every single practice, game, and competition. To us, this is one of the most frustrating dilemmas that we face in our day-to-day lives. Being on the Clemson University cheerleading team, we find ourselves more often frustrated at practices, than enjoying practices....   [tags: Sports]
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Personal Experience: Team Fuqua - In 2009, I first thought about pursuing MBA and started gathering information about different business schools. Fuqua was visiting India at that time and I got the chance to attend my first ever business school information session. It was there I first heard about “Team Fuqua” and interacted with a couple of Fuquans to learn about their Fuqua experiences. In fact, till date, I have attended four Fuqua’s information sessions and also interacted with a few alumni, Ayush Khanna, a current second year student, and Aruna Yadav, a friend who is currently on exchange at Fuqua....   [tags: business, MBA, skills] 1067 words
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Multidisciplinary Team Meeting Reflection - This is a reflective essay based on my attendance at a multidisciplinary team (MDT) meeting whilst on my two-week placement at a local mental health day hospital. The aim of this essay is to discuss the importance of the multidisciplinary team within the mental health environment and discuss factors that can influence the success or failure of multidisciplinary teams. Mental health teams generally comprise of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists and social workers, but other therapists such as family therapists, psychotherapists and counsellors might also become involved in the care of the patient (Perkins & Repper 1998)....   [tags: Reflection ]
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Team Dynamics: Individual Interview - For the interview assignment in Team Dynamics, I chose to speak with Dan Kidd. He is a self-employed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), who lives in Cullowhee, NC. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting in 1972 from the University of South Carolina. For the next five years, he earned his CPA and increasing management positions in a CPA firm. Except for a couple of years, he has held a private practice since 1977. Due to recent changes in professional standards, Kidd has also received the credential of Chartered Global Management Accountant, (CGMA) which shows he “achieved proficiency and leadership in management” (“AICPA CIMA Joint”,...   [tags: Dan Kidd, certified public accountant]
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Team Leader Executive Summary - Executive Summary Team Leader offers top notch training to professional engineering fields, providing the skills and information needed by employees to maintain high standards within our corporation. We have 20 offices located around the Southeastern Region and Canada. Our services cover case-specific ethics consulting, code of ethics development, internal ethics/values, ethics compliance training, and ongoing ethics topics. These ethic training programs include all materials and handouts and can be customized for your organization....   [tags: Ethics Training] 1765 words
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US National Soccer Team - We are four games and one win into the Klinsmann-era at ÜS Soccer, but what have we learned about the new-look team. For one, it's obvious that Klinsmann likes to see his players be more creative on the ball and maintain possession. That doesn't always happen, but it appears that is the direction that he is guiding this team towards. And from a player selection perspective, it seems as though the new US manager is just as prone to selecting favorites although it's even harder to read the tea leaves as to why than it was with his predecessor....   [tags: Klinsmann, Players, Positions] 975 words
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Team organizations - Tompkins defines Organizational communication as “the study of sending and receiving messages that create and maintain a system of consciously coordinates activities or forces of two or more persons.” (Michael B. Salwen, 1996) There is a lot a person earns achieving a goal, but more can be achieved when working in a team. Organizations seem to have this idea in mind. Eighty three percent of businesses reported the fact that they work in teams. Organizations practicing business communication in a team is dated to ancient times....   [tags: Management]
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Part of the Team - Part of the Team Basketball has been more than just a game in my life, it has always been a big part of my life, but it has been a part differently than what it is to others. I love everything about basketball. I have done everything from keeping the official book for a men's and women's collegiate team to washing a high school team's practice clothes and even making sure everyone has their uniforms and shoes before leaving for an away game. You don't have to be on the court, you don't have to be the one taking the winning shot or calling the play to be part of the team....   [tags: Personal Narrative Basketball Essays] 2544 words
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Team Assessment - Team Assessment Please note that the opinions expressed below are a generalization of the organization. Specific opinions may or may not apply to specific individuals. Communication The communication between members of the team and me is good/in line with the amount of time I’ve been here. The communication between the team members themselves is good but should be great given how long they’ve been together. The biggest obstacles to better communication are fear of conflict and lack of trust. These obstacles exist to various degrees between the team and all staff levels; between themselves, IT management and senior management....   [tags: Business Projects] 831 words
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Team Behavior - Team Behavior The organizational structure is compromised of groups and teams. Organizational behavior theory examines individual and group behavior types in relation to performance, organizational structure, ethics, and conflict resolution. Extensive research has been done in the field of development and application of team behavior and the positive or negative impact it has on accomplishing organizational objectives. Tuckman’s team development theory, Mintzberg’s study of organizational politics, and The Ringelmann effect will be examined....   [tags: Business, Organizational Structure] 2345 words
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