T E A M ” – W H AT D O W E M E A N ? @digisim "[a] team is a group of people who are interdependent with respect to information, resources, knowledge and skills and who seek to combine their efforts to achieve a common goal" Professor Leigh Thompson of the Kellogg School of Management
T E A M ” – W H AT D O W E M E A N ? "Despite its reputation for being, well, lame, team building is the most important investment you can make for your people." Brian Scudamore - CEO of O2E Brands https://www.forbes.com/sites/brianscudamore/2016/03/09/why-team-building-is-the-most-important-investment-youll-make/?sh=1cdfc7b7617f
O O K • Sets out a vision for the service. • Outlines structure and communication. • Clarifies workstreams. • Process for workload management • Sets “teamwork” values and expectations • Development of Team Charter
H E I R E F F O RT S TO AC H I E V E A C O M M O N G OA L” Helps to clarify the purpose of the Centre for Innovation in Education. Sets out our strategic role in the institution and reminds all of us of our key purpose. Mission / Vision / Remit Helps individuals align contributions and activities to the overall goal of the work in CIE.
disagreement and debate and these should remain professional and appropriate. It’s is never about being right or wrong, but about bringing a perspective to a situation to help inform discussions & decisions, so it’s important that everyone’s voice is heard. Listening is often more important than speaking – after all we have two ears and only one mouth!”
from a team development activity we undertook in 2021. It sets out some key principles that we should all seek to uphold in everything that we do and acts as a reference point for the way we work with each other
is predicated on individual excellence and we need to develop collegiality. • Working with others is often the most rewarding work. • If you spend more time thinking about your own needs and criticising others then you may not be a natural team player. • Start by knowing yourself (warts and all). • If you find people difficult to work with look inward first before blaming others. • The handbook now acts as a point of reference for the whole team. – It is a great resource to use to induct new team members. – It was written by the team, for the team and the values were a collective contribution of individual submissions. • Teamwork is about valuing individual excellence in the context of collective achievement. • Being an effective team member requires continuous development.