Senior management teamwork and the clear alignment with organization goals is crucial to effectively plan and execute business strategies.
BEAD Consulting can assist with teams and team building in the following areas:
Goals: Establishing operational, relevant group goals that create positive interdependence and a high level of commitment from each team member.
Communication: Establishing effective two-way communication where team members express their ideas and feelings accurately and clearly.
Participation: Ensuring that leadership and participation are distributed among all team members.
Power: Ensuring that the use of power is distributed among team members and that patterns of influence vary according to team needs to help achieve their mutual goals.
Consensus Decision-Making: Matching the method of decision making with
- The availability of time and resources
- The size and seriousness of the decision
- The amount of member commitment needed to implement decision
Creative Decisions: Encouraging structured controversies where team members advocate their views, disagree, and challenge each other’s conclusions and reasoning in order to create high-quality, creative decisions.
Conflict: Ensuring that members face conflicts of interest and use integrative negotiations and mediation to manage them constructively.
Adapted from: Joining together: group theory and group skills (10th ed.) by D. W. Johnson and F. P. Johnson.