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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Are all Work Groups Teams?

Not all working groups are "teams".  A team is a cohesive group of people committed to reach a common goal.

Understanding and mutually respecting each member's personality is a key component to a productive team dynamic.

The significance of effective team work is addressed in Module 2 of Lean Sensei Greenbelt certification.  The team dynamic component involves a complete Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment.  During this exercise, Greenbelts learn about the 16 personality types and how to leverage this knowledge to foster effective teams.

Last week's Calgary Greenbelts preparing for the Team Dynamics exercise
 Over the next two weeks, what is one thing could you do differently to improve your team's overall effectiveness?

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