This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
Executive Summary: The foundation of all team building is having shared goals to which all team members are committed. Team building can be productive if it establishes or builds on those goals, but in the absence of such goals, time and money spent on team building can be a waste of time or even counter-productive. Work environments tend to focus on individuals and personal goals, with reward & recognition singling out the achievements of individual employees. How to create effective teams is a challenge in every organization is the question. Team building can also refer to the process of selecting or creating a team from scratch. There are certain reasons for which we have to build a team for giving the business effectiveness and efficiency. Team building helps the organization to improve the communication between the employees so that people at workplace enjoy their time during the business hours. It also helps getting know each member that helps in motivating them towards their specific goals. One more reason is that it identifies the strength and weaknesses of the members that can be overcome by consulting each other and that helps in getting more productivity of the business activities. There are certain types of Team that are found in the business environment. It’s not necessary that all the types are found in one business. Types are as follow: 1. Problem Solving Team 2. Cross Functional Team 3. Virtual Team 4. Self Managed Team
These are some types of teams. Problem solving is the team which is formed to solve particular problem in any business or organization. Cross functional team is something that members are taken from the same level. Then comes the virtual teams. Virtual team is the team in which members don’t interact with each other physically but through any digital medium. In the last, their comes self managed team in which people are in the team but they do their work independently. By looking at the above data, there are many advantages of team like there is a very good saying that is “Two heads are better than one”. That means you have more choices and options as there are more than one member in the team. While ultimate responsibility rests with the team leader, not much can be achieved without an effective team. The team structure allows those who have strengths in a particular area to take more responsibility for that area. Maximizing success in your department and at your company can be as easy as encouraging and rewarding teamwork. But is building a successful team really that easy? Topchik identifies 10 steps for building a new project team. 1. Get upper-management support 2. Define the purpose of your team 3. Identify time frames 4. Select team members 5. Classify team-member openings 6. Share the overall purpose 7. Decide team name 8. Create the team mission statement and goals 9. Determine core team issues 10. Establish team norms