Effective Teambuilding. Presented by Shenita Hicks August 2009. What does a successful team look like?. “It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit.” - Robert Yates. Critical Elements of a Successful Team. Shared Vision Alignment on purpose
Presented by Shenita Hicks
“It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit.”
- Robert Yates
"One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.“
-- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Adapted from: K. Tyler, Neckties to Nose Rings (2002)
World War II
Social Security Mandatory
Civil Rights Movement
TelevisionEvents and Experiences
Child focused world
September 11th TragedyEvents and Experiences
Dedication & sacrifice
Respect for rules
Duty before pleasure
Fun and informality
Feel civic duty
Respect for diversityValues
Feedback style and form can
be impacted by generational
When a person does not pursue his/her own concerns or those of the other person.
Ability to withdraw
Ability to leave things unresolved
Ability to sidestep issues
Sense of timing
An individual neglects his/her own concerns to satisfy the concerns of the other person.
Forgetting your desires
Ability to yield selflessness
To find some expedient mutually acceptable solution which partially satisfies both parties.
Finding a middle ground
Pursuing your own concerns at the others expense.
Arguing or debating
Standing your ground
Using rank or influence
Stating your position clearly
Asserting your opinions and feelings
Involves an attempt to work with the other person to find some solution which fully satisfies the concerns of both parties.
Non threatening confrontation
Meet conflict head on
Plan for and communicate regularly
Be honest about concerns
Agree to disagree
Remove individual ego
Discuss differences in values openly
Focus on interests vs. positions
Think outside the box to develop optional solutions
Information flows in all directions.
Successful leaders find a way to let every
generation be heard. They recognize
that no one has all the answers. This
appreciation of diversity allows each
group to contribute and be a part of the
growth of a division or organization.