Team: A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.


Team work is an abstract concept. It represents a set of values that: • Encourages behaviours such as listening & responding to view points of others, giving benefit of doubt to others. • Providing support to those who need it. • Recognizing the interests & achievements of others. • Also promote performance as individuals and the performance of the entire organization.


High Performance Team P e r f o r m a n c e I m p a c t

Real Team

Working Group

Potential Team

Pseudo Team

Team Effectiveness

Why Teams Work
Teams initiate change.
• Often those at the top of the organization are challenged by what changes are necessary within an organization. Teams provide a valuable source of feedback.

Teams are natural problem solving devices
• A team setting opens up new communication lines. Because of the necessity of commun- ication within a team, members encounter problems and challenges in early stages and are able to head them off with greater efficiency and success.

Teams are collections of the organization’s best assets. • Each team member has specific talents. By combining individuals in team fashion, all of these talents are joined to work toward a common goal.

Team Building: 10 Benefits for Your Workplace
• 1. Less conflict. 2. Greater collaboration. 3. Fewer turf struggles. 4. People know how to work together better. 5. Greater sense of camaraderie. 6. People feel included and valued. 7. Leaders don’t have to waste time managing teams. 8. Improved communication. 9. Letting go of egos.

10. More positive work environment.