How to take care of your people

[TEAM BUILDING]

BY: Janina Carla A. Almirañez

GOALS ‡ To create a more efficient & enthusiastic team/pool ‡ Create a bond & unity which presupposes better communication & working skills among them ‡ To make them realize their value as a part of the team .

(Avery. communication and work procedures and.Why a ´teamµ? (Teams succeed when members have) ‡ commitment to common objectives ‡ defined roles and responsibilities ‡ effective decision systems. ‡ good personal relationships. 2001) .

According to Bob Mendonsa and Associates· web page http://www. People do not ´disappearµ when they choose to belong to a group.. ‡ addressing individual and group issues. ‡ the willingness and ability of members in a team. trainingplus.com on Team building : .Team Building is also about. Any team building effort must address the strengths and development needs of individual team members that impact the group as a whole.

. How do we support each other? What do we do when we have problems? What are my responsibilities to the team? .It should answer some of the basic questions.

.‡ Define the team. Define roles ² It is very important to define the roles & responsibilities of the members of the entire team ‡ Build a leader in each & everyone ² Everyone must be given the opportunity to have a ´sayµ. Avoid unhealthy competitions.

. or just determine ‡ Introverted Characteristics ² Think/reflect first. mind is sometimes so active it is "closed" to outside world ² Prefer one-to-one communication and relationships . ‡ Extraverted Characteristics ² Act first. then Act ² Regularly require an amount of "private time" to recharge batteries ² Motivated internally.To help us understand each other. think/reflect later ² Feel deprived when cutoff from interaction with the outside world ² Usually open to and motivated by outside world of people and things ² Enjoy wide variety and change in people relationships Employers can use the MyersBriggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

attending to future possibilities ‡Using imagination and creating/inventing new possibilities is automatic-instinctual ‡Memory recall emphasizes patterns. attending to present opportunities ‡Using common sense and creating practical solutions is automatic-instinctual ‡Memory recall is rich in detail of facts and past events ‡Best improvise from past experience ‡Like clear and concrete information. dislike guessing when facts are "fuzzy" Intuitive Characteristics ‡Mentally live in the Future. and connections ‡Best improvise from theoretical understanding ‡Comfortable with ambiguous. fuzzy data and with guessing its meaning. .Sensing Characteristics ‡Mentally live in the Now. contexts.

‡Naturally notices tasks and work to be accomplished. . ‡Unsettled by conflict. normal part of relationships with people. ‡Easily able to provide an objective and critical analysis. ‡Naturally seek consensus and popular opinions. have almost a toxic reaction to disharmony. ‡Accept conflict as a natural.Forming of judgments Thinking Characteristics ‡Instinctively search for facts and logic in a decision situation. Feeling Characteristics ‡Instinctively employ personal feelings and impact on people in decision situations ‡Naturally sensitive to people needs and reactions.

‡Naturally use targets. freedom and variety . ‡Naturally tolerant of time pressure. mix work and play. have variety. ‡Instinctively avoid commitments which interfere with flexibility. ‡Like to multitask.Action orientation Judging Characteristics ‡Plan many of the details in advance before moving into action. complete meaningful segments before moving on. ‡Focus on task-related action. work best close to the deadlines. dates and standard routines to manage life. ‡Work best and avoid stress when able to keep ahead of deadlines. plan onthe-go. Perceiving Characteristics ‡Comfortable moving into action without a plan.

goals of each party rather than specific solutions. Clarify the core issue ‡Look for underlying needs. ‡State views using an ethical & professional language . ‡Separate problem issues from people issues..Dealing with conflicts ‡ In order to negotiate conflicts. ‡Address the problem.

² Don·t exaggerate. ² Use ´Iµ messages. ² Help people hear and accept your compliments when giving positive feedback.‡ Develop constructive feedback ² Be descriptive. ² Speak for yourself. . ² Restrict your feedback to things you know for certain.

‡ Have well-defined regulations & procedures ‡ Determine strengths & weaknesses ² For a more efficient utilization of the pool of talents ² Construct awareness .

Forming and building a team is. like marriage. and frequently surprising exercise. 2005). occasionally unpredictable. . respect and often fierce loyalty (Turner. Decisions are partly based on emotions such as admiration. a rather unscientific.

Tur ner. BUILDING WINNING TEAMS.. Great Teams«The Way to Meet the AiS Supercomputing Challenge. Retrieved November 19..References Avery. 2010: www. (2001)./Team.ppt Turner.challenge.nm.org/teachers/Team_Building. Retrieved November 19.ppt . 2010: www.building/11. Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship: INSEAD Asia Campus.in/.ecell. AiS Challenge: 2001 Kick-off Conference.Team%20building%20IIT(B)_prof. P. P. (2005).

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