Whether it is individual or team work, I constantly seek to improve and add value to my/our work. Everyone is unique in their own way and this includes their way of thinking. In situations of differing opinions, I will remain open-minded and respectful of others’ views. By doing so, I am able to better understand people. 1.2.
Understanding task characteristics, team size and team composition is essential for an effective team (McShane and Von Glinow, 2009). Task characteristics Teams are more effective in well-structured tasks especially when the tasks are clear and it is easier to coordinate and implement. Task interdependence is which the task share the common inputs, processes or outcomes. Team size An effective team need to balance between having sufficient people with the necessary competencies to perform the task, while keeping the team small enough to ease coordination and can make decisions effectively and speedily. When the teams have excess members, cohesiveness and mutual accountability decline, social loafing increases, and members tend to reluctant to contribute and participate.
Honesty, integrity, commitment, passion, accountability, and empathy are some of the qualities that all leaders should have. Personally, I show all of these qualities. Growing up, I was taught that if you are not honest with someone, the truth will come out. I stand by this motto everyday to not only benefit me, but to benefit others. I encourage others to live by this motto to help
Having a positive energy implies that the leader feels that even when a situation arises, he or she can find a way to find a solution to the problem. This type of leader is willing to go through extra miles to ensure that he or she achieves the goals of the organization. in addition, according to the contingency theory, an extroversive leader is usually relationship oriented and in most cases this leader finds ways of ensuring that he is sociable to people at all times, (House,
Team spirit is becoming more and more important in the competition, and the ability of individuals is limited. Many jobs require teamwork to be completed. Teamwork is conducive to improving learning efficiency. In the group cooperative learning, each member is actively involved in the learning activities, and each member has great enthusiasm. The task of learning is to be done together, and brainstorm, and everyone does what they can, and the problem becomes easier to solve.
The peer pressure and desire to be successful like ‘one’s colleague’ instills hard work and translates into positive results (Business Journal, 2013). Communication makes easier to solve problems and remain on course for the achievements of the set organizational goals. AC.2.2 Give examples of barriers to communication that may prevent a team from working effectively (12 marks) For Root III(2014), communication breakdown in a team can be attributed to various occurrences such as language barrier amongst the members, personal issues like attitude problems, lack of feedback and newer employees that may have problem adapting to the new work places. (Root III,
Each of these styles has their pros and cons, and either one can be perfect for any given situation. a. Task-Oriented Management Style This management style is good for making sure that things get done in a manner that is both proficient and on time every time. These managers usually create clear, easy-to-follow work schedules with specific requirements and deadlines. They maintain
The ability to work through conflicts, can be applied to all aspects of day to day life. By knowing that a person has achieved a goal, not only proves to themselves, but others, a level of motivation, hard work, and responsibility. This accomplishment is something someone can take pride in, and be proud to of achieved. Demonstrating personal qualities to themselves improves self-confidence, and determination to continue striving for success. Additionally, perseverance builds responsibility.