Successful leaders rely on their work groups to create success. But effective teamwork doesn't occur in a vacuum of leadership. Leaders must take positive steps to create an empowering climate and influence the team's direction. By the end of this workshop, leaders will be able to:
Identify what characteristics team members value in team leaders.
Recognize the challenges and benefits of a diverse team.
Define the four stages of team development.
Explain the leader's role in differing stages of team development.
Identify and analyze the issues critical to team start-ups.
Explain different team decision making models.
Apply the appropriate decision making model to real situations.
Facilitate successful consensus decision making meetings.