Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Important team roles: Task roles, part of Managing Teams.
Every team has a mix of different people and that helps create a unique team culture. …Think about the team you work with and the different roles people play. …Now, I'm not talking about the tasks they do, but the roles they fill. …You likely have someone who acts as a director, someone who acts as a process …observer and if you're lucky, you might even have a comedian. …There's a well known set of roles that when filled correctly help a team become …as productive as possible. Your task is to figure out which roles …are being filled by whom. Or, which roles should be filled by whom, …in order to help the team function effectively.…
Let's be a little more specific about the types of roles you typically see in a group. …There are two types of very positive and productive roles. …We call them task roles and social roles. And there is one group of unproductive …roles you have to look out for. Let's call those negative roles. …Let's start by talking about the task roles. …These are the behaviors that help us directly get the work done. …
- Building initial rapport
- Signaling fairness and integrity
- Communicating proactively
- Facilitating efficient meetings
- Using your authority effectively