Best Tips for Better Teamwork

 Have you ever noticed that some working groups work together effectively, while  Teamwork, if it is to be effective, is both simple and difficult to implement.

No matter the team, individuals are part of the mix that makes it up, each bringing their own personal baggage, for good or for bad. As different as the people who make up a team may be and varied successes for the accomplishment of a new mission.

The keys to successful teamwork

Given the complexity of building a team – which also involves setting standards for interaction and team strategy – a team that works has absolutely remarkable power. That's why  is so important these days.

What are the keys to successful teamwork? Here are 8 tips to 

  1. All team members understand the goals and are committed to achieving them. This depends mainly on clear direction and the agreement of all on the mission and objective to be achieved. All team members must have a global mission, expectations must have been clearly communicated, as well as objectives, responsibility and expected results.
  2. Within the team there is an environment in which everyone is comfortable and knows how to take reasonable risks in terms of communication, defense, position and measurement. Team members trust each other and are not punished if they disagree. Communication is open, honest and respectful. Everyone feels free to express their thoughts and opinions as well as the solutions they envisage in relation to the problems encountered.
  3. Team members have a strong sense of belonging to the group. They are deeply committed to the decisions and actions of the group.
  4. Team members are seen as unique individuals with enriching and irreplaceable experiences, perspectives, knowledge and opinions to bring. The interest of building a team is to highlight the differences. In reality, the more a team manages to highlight divergent points of view, the more efficient it performs. Creativity, innovation and different points of view are therefore expected and encouraged.
  5. The team is constantly questioning and looking to improve its processes,practices and the interaction of team members.
  6. The team agreed on procedures to diagnose, analyze, and resolve teamwork and conflict management issues. Members work to resolve problems and disagreements with each other.
  7. The team practices participatory leadership in meetings,assignment of tasks, recording of decisions and commitments, evaluation of progress, accountability of team members and management.
  8. Team members make quality decisions and get the support and commitment of the group to carry out all the decisions that have been made.

By focusing on each of the above factors, teamwork is powerful and can take a group to the next level.