Essay about Developing and Leading Teams to Achieve Organisational Goals and Objectives

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Developing and leading teams to achieve organisational goals and objectives
Understand the importance of leading teams to achieve organisational goals and objectives
Assess the effectiveness of own organisation in measuring team performance against organisation goals and objectives

In this section I will be assessing how the University and the Estates Office measure team performance against goals and objectives.
In my opinion the university at times struggles to measure team performance against its goals and objectives as I believe that the objectives are too vague and are not always fully understood by the people who are meant to be achieving them. A lot of this I believe is down to the size of the university and the very distinct
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Plants avoid getting bogged down in detail and often have a hard time communicating their ideas to others. Multiple Plants in a team can lead to problems, as many ideas are generated without thought and with no-one to follow the ideas through to action. Plants can also create problems with the timing of their ideas, the fact that a team has decided on a way forward doesn’t stop them coming up with new ideas which can disrupt the flow of the rest of the team and the implementing the decision already made.
Resource Investigator
The Resource Investigator gives is need to give the team a rush of enthusiasm at the start of the project by vigorously pursuing contacts and opportunities. They are focused on the outside world, looking for ideas others have already used so as not to reinvent the wheel. A good Resource Investigator is an excellent networker but can lose focus towards the end of the project when they start to look for new projects.
The co-ordinator is a likely candidate for the leader of the team, since their talent is seeing the big picture. Co-ordinators are very good at delegating tasks making sure the right member of the team gets the task that is best suited to their abilities. Co-ordinators are sometimes perceived to be manipulative and will tend to delegate all work, leaving nothing but the delegating for them to do.
The Shaper is a task-focused individual who