Learn how effective teams collect diverse individual opinions of members and then blend them into a group position to reach a consensus.
- Successful teams are able to make decisions…and solve problems as a group,…especially when there's disagreement.…A lack of disagreement isn't necessarily a sign…of a successful team.…It could easily mean that the team is afraid of conflict,…and fear of conflict is one…of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team…described by Patrick Lencioni in his book.…When faced with making important decisions,…teams are most effective when they use a process that…addresses conflict, aims for wide ranging participation,…encourages open debate, and consciously seeks…to find agreement among the members' positions.…
Let's look at how a team collects, the members'…diverse, individual opinions and blends them…into a group position.…You might know this process as consensus…which means the group is seeking a decision…that is in the best interest of the team.…This mindset is fundamentally different from the concept…of voting or majority rule, where some win and others lose.…The principles of decision-making by consensus…are pretty much the same as the principles…
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- Identifying your leadership style
- Assessing your leadership readiness
- Understanding the stages of team development
- Working with different types of teams
- Establishing team mission and goals
- Evaluating team performance
- Managing a successful team meeting
- Creating a team action plan