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Team Building 101

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“A team is a number of persons associated together in work or activity: as a group on one side (as in football or debate).”
~~ Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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Teamwork’s Common Goal

There is one overriding goal of all people working for the same organization:

To make the organization successful

Team Concepts

Athletic Perspective

Team suggests winning and losing. In the athletic arena, winning is the ultimate goal.

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Power of Two

Team implies partnership. This includes both business and personal partnerships

Community

Team is a group of individuals that share, collaborate, and assist one another. This type of team leads to workplace success!

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What Makes a Team Work

What Makes a Successful Team

A successful team combines talent, which leads to greater efficiency. By having open communication amongst team players, the team can work on a common goal of initiating change.

What is Needed for Teamwork

In order to achieve success, the team must utilize diverse strengths, work in groups, and have common goals. Each team player is an individual who must possess skills in cooperation to make the group cohesive.

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Roles of the Management Team

Behind every group is a management team. This team will be the ones setting goals, motivating the team, establishing work relationships, developing the team, and initiating change. By working together, the management team and team players can be successful.

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