There are times when every team faces challenges that are best addressed by using an objective and skilled outside resource. The challenge may be a major business issue, a new team coming together to lay a foundation of trust and clear expectations, effectiveness of an established team hindered by infighting and broken relationships, or a team just needing a fresh look at their project or company.
Building an effective and vital team takes time, hard work and a well-designed process. A successful team initiative demands a process that requires fearless individual and team introspection, candid challenging of the conventional, spirited debate and aggressive application of the learning.
The following is an overview of four key elements for a successful team initiative.
- When is a team initiative needed?
- Steps of team initiative
- Components of a successful team process
- Methodologies used