Unit 19 - P2 Essay

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Unit 19 Exploring Team Development P2 Teams are very important aspects of business. If a team can perform well then the business will thrive and perform more efficiently. It is therefore important to know how to build cohesive teams that perform well. There are many different approaches to creating a cohesive team and different management styles can be applied to get good results. No matter how a manager approaches their team they all must be able to implement the following. Time Management Managers need to put in place time tables and deadlines to, not only get an understanding between the team members and the manager on when projects have to be complete, but to keep a good track on what everyone should be doing at what time for…show more content…
The leader gives projects, tasks and support and the team should be able to operate on its own. Adjourning The adjourning stage is the team deforms and team members take the process of leaving. Everyone appreciates the work they have carried out and goes their separate ways. The Tannenbaum and Scmidt Continuum The Tannenbaum and Schmidt Continuum is a easy model which shows the association between the level of freedom that a manager chooses to give to a team, and the point of authority used by the manager. As the team's freedom is amplified, so the manager's authority gets smaller. This is a good way for both teams and managers to grow. A manager’s responsibility is to develop your team. You should delegate and ask a team to make its own choices according to their abilities. Delegated freedom levels are increasing when working as a manager. The Tannenbaum and Schmidt Continuum can be displayed as a graph. Johari Window The Johari Window is a widely used model for understanding and training self awareness, personal development, improving communications, interpersonal relationships, group dynamics, team development and inter-group relationships. There are four Johari Window perspectives and these are called either “regions”, “areas” or “quadrants”. Each region contains and represents the information known about the person. The Johari Window Four

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