The team needs to be focused on its goals to avoid becoming distracted by relationship and emotional issues.
You have to bring in someone new to lead the project team.Now, you need to explain what is happening to the team. You don’t want to paint the old leader in a negative light – you know there are loyalties. But you do want them to accept the change and the new leader. What can you do?Here are some tips.
Starting a new project? See how well you are doing in the leadership stakes. If you are serious about being a good leader, then you should be able to provide serious answers to all these questions.
Lead your group through the stages to achieve a good result. In Stage 4, the group are high-performing, motivated and achieve effective and satisfying results.
Lead your group through the stages to achieve a good result. In Stage 3, people begin to experience a sense of group belonging and a feeling of relief that conflicts are being resolved. They are on their way to being organized so that they can achieve their goals.
The team needs to be focused on its goals to avoid becoming distracted by relationship and emotional issues. Some compromises need to be made and you need to help them find the middle ground. You need to start selling ideas and the benefits of what you are trying to do. There needs to be lots of communication. The group needs to understand the importance of the task, the processes needed and their roles. If all is going well the group will move quickly through this stage to agree some “norms” for working together.
Understanding forming, storming, norming, performing and adjourning can help you to lead, manage and facilitate teams and work groups more effectively.
Team Work and Individuality
Treating the team as something to be exploited to ensure your personal survival sounds pretty outrageous when put into words.
Managing virtual teams can be fraught with pitfalls. This video from Denise OBerry provides some really useful tips.