Leadership skills, team performance, communication, icebreaker activities, solving activities, planning activities, trust activities, attendance, helpfulness, efficiency, initiative, quality
It is, nowadays, difficult to determine what makes a great leader, in particular in project management teams. Indeed, according to Roselinde Torres, most of the used leading models are based on old success models that are now obsolete. Most companies failed in creating great leaders. The leadership style chosen has a direct impact on the result that will be achieved by the team.
[...] Leadership Skills and Team Performance It is, nowadays, difficult to determine what makes a great leader, in particular in project management teams. Indeed, according to Roselinde Torres most of the used leading models are based on old success models that are now obsolete. Most companies failed in creating great leaders. The leadership style chosen has a direct impact on the result that will be achieved by the team. According to Felix Marsh, in his article for Aboutlearders.com the success of the project completion is the most important responsibility and goal of the Project Manager. [...]
[...] To resume, Roselinde defined great leaders as people who are preparing themselves for realities of today and in the future. However, it is also interesting to use other researches that have be done about great leaders and which obtain other results. For instance, in his article “The Role of Leadership and Team-building in Project Management” Muhammed Adeel, attests that leadership in project management is also linked to team members' motivation, performance and team building, that leads this research to another question which is team performance evaluation. Team performance can be evaluated in two ways, according to Ph. [...]
[...] However, all these variables are influenced by the leadership style and skills of the top management of the project but also the leadership skills at all the level of the team. All leaders whatever their level in the management schema must follow the same type of management and orientation to ensure that all team members are motivated, and involved in their jobs, to ensure that the project will be a success and all objectives will be reached. Bibliography Ted Videos - Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader? [...]
[...] This is the reason why leadership as seen with Muhammed Adeel research is linked to team building. First, it is interesting to define what team building is. According to the Business Dictionary team building is the “ability to identify and motivate individual employees to form a team that stays together, works together, and achieves together.” Several games and techniques can be used to create a real-motivated and homogeneous group. These activities can be divided into four main types: Communication and Icebreaker activities, problem solving and/or decision-making activities, adaptability and/or planning activities, and activities that focus on building trust The following points are some examples of possible team building activities for a small team of eight to ten people, divided into the four main working categories: I. [...]
[...] Also, project managers must give the opportunity to each team member evaluating himself can permit him to take conscience of some issues. Rachel Scott developed another tool to analyse team performance. Indeed, she measures team performance is five main points: • Attendance: this variable is useful because if for instance a team member is often late, leaves early, or takes lots of sick days, it can show a lack of motivation, health issues, or even a burnout. Project management teams need to take into account that absenteeism can create extra pressure on other teams and lead to dismotivation. [...]
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