Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharing a common objective, part of Project Management Foundations: Teams.
Like individuals, teams need an incentive…to perform well.…A fundamental piece of providing that incentive…is insuring the team has a common objective…that they all understand universally…and embrace consistently.…Let me share with you the common characteristics…of successful team objectives.…First, the objective should be tied…to the evaluations you will provide…to each of your team members.…Because of this it's important that your team objectives…get ratified by management to make sure they are consistent…with the desires of the organization.…
Secondly, successful common objectives are developed…collaboratively with your team to help you get buy-in.…Developing these collaboratively helps insure…your objective's support and unify your team,…and do not create division within your project.…The last characteristic of good common objectives…is that they are SMART.…SMART is an acronym that stands for specific,…measurable, agreed, realistic, and time constraint.…
Here's how to make an objective SMART.…Instead of decrease the time we take to complete…
Along the way, discover how to negotiate for key resources, appreciate and maximize individual working styles, use emotional intelligence to add a personal approach to your management style, and resolve conflict.
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- Understanding the four key work styles
- Negotiating for your team
- Sharing a common objective
- Making team rules
- Directing the team
- Solving team conflicts<br><br>
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