Leaders in every organization talk about building the team, working as a team, and “my” team. Yet few understand how to build and create a strong, supportive business team.
Why is this?
Because most skilled company executives and managers are exploring ways to improve business results and rightfully so, view team-based organization structures as the best design for involving employees in creating business success.
No matter what you call your team-building efforts – whether it is continuous improvement, total quality, or lean manufacturing – you are striving to improve results for customers.
Unfortunately, few organizations are pleased with the results their team efforts produce. If this describes your organization, then you will gain a tremendous edge by learning what our experience has shown in helping organizations across North America and Europe to build and create strong, supportive teams.
We call these “truths” because they have stood the test of time.
That is, in our work spanning over 25 years, these truths of creating strong, supportive teams in the workplace continue to re-occur across time, genders, industry verticals, and national boundaries.
The Six Truths to Creating a Strong, Supportive Team are:
- Truth One: A Sense of Commitment
- Truth Two: Showing Appreciation
- Truth Three: Sharing Positive Communication
- Truth Four: Spending Off-Line Time Together
- Truth Five: Shared Values
- Truth Six: Cope with the Unexpected
Let’s review each and provide some practical actions on what you can do to ensure success in your quest for creating a strong, supportive team in your organization
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