Team Importance

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There Is No “I” in Team A team consists of a group of individuals who collaborate to reach a specific goal. There are many types of teams, such as a permanent team, who always work together and are never separated when a goal is accomplished. Then there are temporary teams who are together for a short time, colluding with each other until the task is accomplished. There are committees who share a common interest and gather occasionally to put plans together for an upcoming event. “You cannot do anything of real value alone. That is the Law of Significance” (Maxwell, 2001, p. 4) A Must Teams are a must. No one person can do it all on their own. Everyone has limitations and certain tasks that they either don’t have the knowledge or the physical…show more content…
They allow for jobs to get done more quickly, rather than if one person was working solo. There is also healthy competition between employees – staff is motivated to perform at a higher level when working with others and tasks never suffer because there is always another person to help carry the load (Juneja, P., nd, pp. 1-2). These are just of few of the reasons why I believe teams are important in the…show more content…
We knew of a past summer staff member that was out of a job and looking for work and would be willing to come in at least 3 days a week to assist in housekeeping. Our maintenance department agreed to make sure all of our setups would be done for the incoming groups so that housekeeping could focus on turning over the sleeping quarters and meeting spaces. The Program Director would also help with setups and kitchen when needed. While the Guest Services Director, which is me, would assist in the kitchen during the weekends and help with all the food orders since I was already familiar with the groups coming in each weekend. I would also work with every other department making sure they had lists of which buildings need cleaning and meeting setups as well as rooms made up including bed and bath linens. Conclusion If a team is not willing to work together the job will fail. “It takes a village to raise a child.” It is nearly impossible to do anything on your own, you will underachieve every time. However, if a group is willing to work as one to succeed, then greatness will prevail. As for the employees of Bay Shore Camp, step one has been reached and we will see what comes of the next phase when we return from our conference this coming Thursday. But if I know these people, the way I think I do, it will be Mission
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