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UNIT 9 MANAGING AND DEVELOPING PEOPLE
REPORTS ON 1. TEAM WORKING AND 2. TEAM MEETINGS
1. TEAM WORKING
Your report will analyse and evaluate a team that you have been involved in.
Consider the following:
PURPOSE AND STRUCTURE OF TEAMS
How and why are teams structured? – Introduce team working generally and general theories about team working.
· What is the objective of your team? · How is your team structured? · What are the strengths and weaknesses of your team? · Relate to theorist views on teams · Justify comments · What are the benefits/limitations of teams · How do these relate to your team (refer to theorists) · How affective is your team? Did it meet all of the objectives?
INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS · What is the role of individuals within your team? (Link to theories) · What is the importance of each individual within the team (relate of theorists) · How can conflict arise between the needs of the individual and the needs of the team as a whole?
MANAGEMENT STYLES · What management styles could be used? · What style is used? · Could an alternative style improve the outcomes of the team · Justify your comments.
2. TEAM MEETING
Analyse and evaluate a team meeting that you have observed or been involved in. You need to comment on the meeting overall. You will need a copy of the minutes of the meeting.