Teambuilding Basics: An Interactive Approach August 19, 2010 Debra L. Hoover, Ph.D. J. Lynn Roycroft, ABD
Team Building What would you like to get leave with today?
Team Building Card Trick
Importance of Teamwork • Teams form all parts of our society • Working in teams is expected • Working in teams is inevitable • Working in teams is advantageous
Communication Skills in Teamwork • The skills needed in teamwork are: • Speaking effectively • Listening • Collaborating • Problem-solving • Encouraging others to speak up • Leading (for some) • Tuning in to others’ feelings and needs • Adapting to others
Stages of Group Development Stages of group development Bruce Tuckman (1965) 1. Forming: The group comes together and gets to initially know one other and form as a group.
Stages of Group Development 2. Storming: A chaotic vying for leadership and trial of group processes
Stages of Group Development 3. Norming: Agreement is reached on how the group operates, such as meeting rules, norms, roles are established
Stages of Group Development 4. Performing: The group practices its craft and becomes effective in meeting its objectives.
Stages of Group Development 5. Adjourning: The process of "unforming" the group, that is, letting go of the group structure and moving on. Tuckman added this 5th stage 10 years after he first published the four stages.
Stages of Group Development More information on Tuckman's 5 stages of group development model: Tuckman's stages of group development
Lunch: Bring a personal item, not too big, not too fragile. It will represent you in the next activity.
Group Development Group activity http://www.crystalinks.com/mandala.html
Group Roles • Three types: • Task roles • Maintenance roles • Individual roles • From: http://www.context.org/ICLIB/IC09/FCL.htm
Task roles • INITIATOR • INFORMATION SEEKER • OPINION SEEKER • INFORMATION GIVER • OPINION GIVER • ELABORATOR • COORDINATOR • ENERGIZER • PROCEDURAL TECHNICIAN • RECORDER
Maintenance Roles • ENCOURAGER • HARMONIZER • GATE-KEEPER • STANDARD SETTER • GROUP OBSERVER • SUMMARIZER • REALITY TESTER
INDIVIDUAL ROLES • RECOGNITION-SEEKER • SELF-CONFESSOR • PLAYBOY-PLAYGIRL • DOMINATOR • HELP-SEEKER • AGGRESSOR • SPECIAL INTEREST PLEADER
Conflict Styles http://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/otraining/resolution/ aboutwhatisit.htm#conflictstylesnline http://www.profiles-r-us.com/samples/SP-c onflictsample.pdf With inventories: http://peace.mennolink.org/resources/conflictstyle/styles.html
If you do not know your learning style: http://www.learning-styles-online.com/inventory/