Is Everyone Rowing in the Same Direction?
Team Building and
from Jack Pachuta
examining the skills and techniques that foster teamwork and effective group dynamics,
this program supplies strategies for building cohesive teams. Topics include:
Personal Development Factors
An individual is influenced by both heredity and environment. Nurture vs. nature is viewed
from a new perspective. Learn how to analyze your own beliefs and values based upon your
Within individual differences are predictable patterns of behavior based upon a specific
personality style. Using practical examples, these styles are compared and contrasted.
Learn how to reach a greater understanding of interpersonal skills and personal
Team Development Phases
All teams advance through various phases leading to a can-do spirit. Each phase is
essential to achieving team vibrancy and maturity. Learn how to evaluate your team's
status and prospects for success.
Individuals play roles with a team based upon their personality styles. A person's
internal motivation determines both actions and attitudes during group encounters. Learn
how to react to the mindsets of others.
Teams that accomplish specific goals take into account the strengths of their members.
Learn how to "commission" successful work teams.
How Teams Communicate
The way in which a message is composed and transmitted from team leader to team member
determines its impact. Learn how to send the correct message in the best possible format
to ensure a buy-in from team members resulting in appropriate action.
The leader of a team is not necessarily the person who has been given the title of
"team leader." Leaders emerge based on their own merits. Learn how to identify
and work with those who most influence the team.
Goal Setting Procedures
Planning requires direction. Simple, achievable, measurable goals must be set for a team
to be successful. Learn how to set goals that become useful guideposts for progress and
When roadblocks appear, teams must be able to solve problems and remain on-target and
functional. Learn how to utilize an eight-step process that will direct team members
toward finding practical solutions to their operational problems.
Personal Action Plan
Any program is only as good as the results it produces. Learn to develop personal action
plans which will be used to chart individual actions and results.
MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES, Inc.
PO Box 191, Cedarburg, WI 53012-0191 262/377-7230