Section | Chapter 5 Table of Contents |
Working as part of a team
is common in today's workplace.
1. Successful teams have
shared goals that everyone knows and agrees on.
2. Successful teams have
a climate of trust and openness.
3. Team members can express
a new idea without the fear of being embarrassed or criticized.
4. Successful teams promote
a sense of belonging. Everyone feels valued.
5. On successful teams, differences
of opinions, ideas, and experiences are valued.
6. Team members on successful
teams,are encouraged to try doing things in new ways.
7. On successful teams, people
discuss their problems openly.
8. The team members on successful
teams realize that they need each other's knowledge, skill, and resources
in order to accomplish anything.
9. Members of successful
teams make decisions together.
10. On successful teams,
when someone takes the role of leader, s/he facilitates rather than
dominates the group.
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