Organizations gather workers with complementary skills and knowledge and coordinate their efforts to achieve work (Nordmeyer, n.d.). In other words, organizations cannot rely only on individuals to produce work; they must also rely on teams to accomplish their goals.
This course defines teams and team dynamics and describes the skills and processes associated with successful teams. As a leader, you will explore your role in creating and maintaining effective and productive teams. At the end of this course you should be able to:
+ List and describe the key skills associated with team success.+ List and describe the stages of team development.+ Describe group dynamics and explain the impact on team performance.+ Identify the components of effective team process.+ Explain how to improve team process in specific team situations.