Essential motivation through team buildingJohn David
June 30, 2009 — 2,244 views
Unity - This is a word which creates a concept of ones. Whenever there is a motley crowd opinions will differ. But, if they behave as a cohesive force, that unity will prompt victory in all fields. "United We Stand Divided We Fall "- This is a well known quote. In any enterprise, expertise counts a lot. But, more than that, the unity of the participants will bring rich dividends. Manager or entrepreneur, worth the term, should have a skill for team building. Even otherwise, as an ordinary employee also, he can participate in a team work with the real concept ingrained in his mind. When a group of individuals contribute towards a common goal unitedly, this strong synergy will result in a larger contribution than when the very same persons work towards the goal without any bond or cohesion.
Whenever there is a group of people it is but natural that it is difficult to achieve consensus on any given topic. It is as good or as bad as a nation's body - politic. Democracy indicates liberty of thoughts. But, that become successful when individuals think rationally. But, the nature of rationalism differs from person to person. So, as in democracy, in enterprise also, the team work matters a lot. Different mindsets may lead to conflicting moods. People with common goal but different career - graphs in mind, may try to outwit one another in pursuit of personal progress. There may not be team commitment and dedication. Lack of trust and dearth of communication may be stumbling blocks to completion of common goals. Here comes, the necessity of a good leader who can ignore minor drawbacks of the members and carry forward the mission with full coordination from everyone.
The following ideas and indications will be useful for team building exercise:
The following actions are required to stimulate a high performance team.