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Developing Your Team

Welcome to the Effective Team Management, ‘Developing Your Team Activity" resource pages. We have developed these pages to enable you to encourage great teamwork, develop morale and have a positive impact on productivity and relationships.

For more information on each activity, please see the menus below.

Team Working

You can use these resources when there are issues affecting your team, such as:

  • Team work isn’t as effective as it needs to be
  • Staff work well individually, but not collectively (i.e as a team).
  • Certain individual team members don't realise the impact the way they work has on others both inside and outside of the team.

Choose a relevant activity from the list below which you want to work on with your team.  Each activity provides you with how you do it including timings, materials needed and what resources are required.

What will help:

Conflict In The Team

You can use these resources when there are issues affecting your team, such as:

  • My team are not getting on
  • Relationships between team members are not good or non existent
  • People are falling out and some don't speak to each other
  • I find it hard to challenge individuals - I don't like it

Choose a relevant activity from the list below which you want to work on with your team.  Each activity provides you with how you do it including timings, materials needed and what resources are required.

Team Meetings

You can use these resources when there are issues affecting your team, such as:

  • Team meetings are not as good as they could be
  • I struggle to manage and chair a team meeting - I'd like to become better at it.

Choose a relevant activity from the list below which you want to work on with your team.  Each activity provides you with how you do it including timings, materials needed and what resources are required.

Problem Solving and Decision Making

You can use these resources when there are issues affecting your team, such as:

  • I ask for ideas to improve things but no ideas come
  • I want to improve the team's creativity
  • The team doesn't follow up what they say they'll do
  • Team members are not very flexible but I need them to be willing to do other jobs and duties

Choose a relevant activity from the list below which you want to work on with your team.  Each activity provides you with how you do it including timings, materials needed and what resources are required.

Living With Change

You can use these resources when there are issues affecting your team, such as:

  • The team are unwilling to change or if we do change they drag their feet or make it hard
  • Some people struggle to let go of the past. How do I get them to move on?
  • Personal Development Reviews not meeting the demands of change

Choose a relevant activity from the list below which you want to work on with your team.  Each activity provides you with how you do it including timings, materials needed and what resources are required.

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