Teambuilding and Leadership

Professor A. John Joyner

OMDP 1180 | Professor: A. John Joyner


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Team-based organizations succeed! Explore ways to increase group co-operation while maximizing individual contributions. You will also explore the tools and techniques necessary to monitor and evaluate the processes used and the results obtained in the team approach.

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Module Outlines for Teambuilding and Leadership

Module 1: Past, Present, and Future 

 
  1. Identify participants’ main objectives for learning and application.
  2. Discuss the driving forces behind the move toward team-based organizations.
  3. Differentiate between a group and the team.
  4. Describe the importance and benefits of teams.

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Module 2: Building a High-Performance Team

 
  1. Set the vision for the team.
  2. Select the right members for the team.
  3. Build a shared goals and commitment with the team.
  4. Build the team action plan.

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Module 3: Trust and Collaboration

 
  1. What builds or erodes trust
  2. Collaboration and competition.
  3. Necessary elements for establishing trust.

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Module 4: Conflict Management and Team Building

 
  1. Styles of conflict management.
  2. Reframing conflict and benefiting from it.
  3. Leadership requirements during conflict situations.

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Module 5: Team Formation and Special Function Teams

 
  1. Essential elements of effective teams.
  2. Stages of team formation.
  3. Roles of special function teams

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Module 6: Self-Directed Work Teams

 
  1. Define self-directed work teams
  2. Benefits and pitfalls.
  3. Roles of managers and employees.

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Module 7: Evaluating Team Performance

 
  1. Performance management process.
  2. Options of evaluation methods and tools.
  3. Measurements of team performance.

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Module 8: Leadership Skills for Team Leaders

 
  1. The “new” leadership required in today’s workplace.
  2. Qualities, characteristics and behaviours of a good team leader.
  3. Identification of leadership styles.

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Module 9: Coaching Skills for Managers

 
  1. Distinctions between coaching and managing.
  2. Benefits of a Coach approach.
  3. Characteristics and skills necessary.

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Module 10: Organizational Readiness

 
  1. Organizational characteristics, climate, culture required.
  2. Ways in which corporate systems must support teamwork.
  3. Types of training and development which benefit teams.

 


Reading Resources


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