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Team working has become more of an imperative as organisations de-layer. The roles of Supervisor and Middle Manager are becoming increasingly rare and often groups of people need to form themselves into teams, establish decision-making processes and find ways to work together effectively and learn. For the Leaders of Teams, there is the added complication of knowing when to lead from the front, when to act as a coach, a facilitator or a mentor.
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Say the word ‘diversity’ to many managers and quite reasonably most will talk about of equality of opportunity for women, or ethnic minorities, or any group that is under-represented in the workplace. Only a minority will think that you’re talking about cognitive diversity; the different ways in which people think; as a precursor to developing dynamic and creative team.
From controller to coach: coaching is replacing...
When is a team not a team? When it is given no training, no trust, no time to develop and no one to help them find their way - no teacher. Alone, a 'team' will eventually muddle through, but having picked up bad habits and bruised egos along the way. Coached,...
As a facilitator, it is not your place to analyse or solve the problem, but to make it easy for the team to solve the problem. With more and more firms making the move towards team-working, the role of the facilitator is increasingly important. From the Latin...
Effective leadership is built upon trust. In this module we explore here the ways in which you can build trust within your team and organisation. Focusing on the key issues of leadership, we describe some of the most important models and theories that have...
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