Importance Of Team Building

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Introduction Team building is the process of helping a work group become more effective in accomplishing the task and in satisfying the needs of the group member. Team building as it implies, is the process by which differences in organization are ironed out through sectional solutions of misunderstanding within vertical groups and horizontal groups and intra-vertical and horizontal groups of such organizations. The analogue of a football team, hockey team and other teams could be used. A team is a group of players working together to win matches. This end in view is possible if they will work with the "team spirit", good feeling of those members working together, as a team. It is also a group of activities designed to enhance the effective…show more content…
In development sector and administration of people, there is a lot of work to be done; hence the need for teams. The team and its meanings change depending on the context. In the larger context, the Cabinet is a team and should work like a team. Groups of health centre staff or a group of teachers in the school, a group of policemen in a station, a group of revenue collection officials in a mandal, various groups in the district offices, etc. all constitute teams. If they are effective, they can accomplish their departmental goals and achieve the objectives with speed and efficiency. When a group of people work together for the same cause, they form a team. The teams may start from two-person teams to large size teams. They may be close at physical proximity to virtual teams working at different locations and communicating through electronic media like e-mails, cellphones, video conferences etc. However, many dynamics interfere from getting the best out of the group of individuals who are supposed to work as teams. It is important and necessary to understand the various dynamics that operate and influence the members. A good understanding of the teams - the way they…show more content…
Team outputs are determined, to a large extent, on how effectively every senior officer in charge of it performs this integrative role. Importance of team work Individuals may have learnt from their experience. This learning might be in the form of new ideas or insights that are valuable in coping better with the changing context. But, this learning may not get transferred to the team. If individual ideas and insights do not get translated into group ideas and insights, the final actions and initiatives do not get positively influenced. Skills developed need to be propagated to other individuals and to other teams. Teams should become the means for change, a means for individual growth and also for organizational learning. In other words, the team’s accomplishment should set the tone and establish a standard of learning together for a large organisation. Of late, there has been increasing emphasis on using the team approach. There are certain underlying reasons why organisations want to establish and promote teams. Firstly, there is a belief that productivity will increase when staff is involved in local problem-solving and decision-making. Secondly, teams involve employees, both in day-to-day and
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