Case Study: Leadership, Mentoring And Team Development

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Elizabeth Brown Epic Bible College Dr. T. Porter MEL 521 Leadership, Mentoring and Team Development January 13th, 2015 Contents Summary…………………………………………………………………1 Team specific challenges…………………………………………………2-3 Team Challenges Identified……………………………………………….4 Recommendations and solutions…………………………………………..5 Why important for team members…………………………………………6-7 Summary The purpose of this team study is to understand how high performing teams can be affected by organizational structures that can influence the processes of team cohesion and outcomes. High performing teams in shared decision making, requires commitment, cohesion, collaboration from team members to reach team objectives and goals. When teams have conflicts…the…show more content…
• Other team members wanted to take your advice and avoid trying avoid trying a process that would most likely be ineffective. • One team employee during the meeting, is ignoring the team leader explanations during the meeting new work practices to get the team aboard…the team member decides to ignore and does not verbally assert a suggestion, but expresses verbal aggression to the team leader....complains you were team stifling innovation and you were unwilling to share power with the team. Potential problems • Breakdown in communication with team leader and team employees, reduction team performance. Real problem • The team and the team leader faces an impasse relative to their current direction. Need resolution to make progress. This case study assignment is requesting two of the above challenges identified, to be discussed each in detail. Relative to how and why you perceive that it developed or…show more content…
• The team leader’s inability to strategically place self from a manager who is supervising team members to now a team leader for the team. Managers in general is someone who has certain characteristics that differentiate their role from the team member’s role. In general managers have standards of expectation and performance from those managing, which are • It was further noted that the team leader did not want to engage further in discussions and simply stated it won’t work, because it was tried in the past and was not effective. the several approaches are important to increase cohesion in work teams…training in social interaction skills, such as effective and active listening and conflict management, can improve communication and cohesion…training in task skills, such as goal setting and jobs skills, improves the team’s ability to work successfully.” It is important also to note that mangers to some degree are also expected to expend, account for responsibilities related to the company’s goals…and according to Leigh Thompson achieving results directing the activity of others by setting challenging goals for personal and team accomplishment and by controlling their achievements.”

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