If an organization, of any type, is going to be successful there must be a desire to produce or bring about a course of action in growing a productive team. To work together, team members must develop their interactive, communication, and interpersonal skills. This calls for the active creation of personal skills.
The creation of a healthy and productive team environment can be a challenge. Creating a team calls for the understanding of basic fundamentals. Every successful team or organization has a basic playbook or strategy. These type of strategies are easy to understand and are constantly shared among the team members. In the development of healthy teamwork it would be beneficial to attempt to create these 10 needed skills:
1. Create participative leadership
2. Create shared responsibility
3. Create a clear understanding of purpose
4. Create effective communication
5. Create a future focus
6. Create tasks that have an orientation
7. Create an environment that recognizes skills and talent
8. Create a rapid response system
9. Create consensus
10. Create a positive climate
Healthy teamwork building is a very effective way to get work done. With proper teamwork, people can achieve better results than they would have done had they been working alone. With proper teamwork skills being applied, people can get more work done by using lesser resources and time. When these 10 skills are applied to a team, the strength of the organization is multiplied while the weaknesses of any individual can be easily compensated for.
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. ~ Andrew Carnegie, American Industrialist & Philanthropist
All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims. ~ Lou Holtz, American Football Coach