Together Everyone Achieves More

Teams: Bettering the Workplace

Stages of Team Development • Forming • Storming • Norming • Performing .

Task Roles for Team Members • • • • • • • • • Information Giver Information Seeker Initiator Opinion Giver Elaborator Consensus Seeker Clarifier Standard Setter Representative .

Steps in Team Development • • • • Self Assessment Getting to Know Your Team Creating a Team Identity Team Development Activities – – – – – – Problem Solving Planning Creativity Enhancement Critical Thinking Trust Building Motivating Members • Reflection and Evaluation .

Steps in Team Development • Self Assessment – Color Code • Getting to Know Your Team – Icebreakers • Creating a Team Identity – Scavenger Hunt • Team Development Activities • Reflection and Evaluation .

Team Development • Problem Solving – Puzzles • Planning – Goal Setting • Creativity Enhancement – Mystery Building • Critical Thinking – Brainteasers • Trust Building – Trust Fall • Motivating – Sugar Grams .

Team Development • Evaluation – What are the group issues or victories that make us a group? • Reflection – How do you contribute to the group? What makes you valuable? What would you change about your role? Evaluation: What can we do differently? Reflection: What can you do differently? .