Principles Of Effective Teamwork

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The transition period of the 21st century has forced the leadership roles and behaviour to be changed. The managers are expected to deliver finest result with best quality work. To manage work done, they must synchronize the schedule of working to achieve the desired goal, behaviour among the team members, work relationship among the leader and the team members, coordination and cooperation among them. This success is mainly based on intelligent leadership skills such as leadership styles and behaviour. Efficiency of the leaders also depends on their personal characteristics and leadership qualities which directly depend on their conflict management capability, problem resolution at work, identification of the opportunities and
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(Tracy) Ng and Walker (2007) pointed that teams are composed of a mixture of people with different accountability and relationships to the project manager. They described seven principles of effective team work namely respect and trust for each other, protect and support each other, they engage in open dialogue and communication, share a strong common goal, have strong shared values and beliefs, they subordinate their own objectives to those of team and they subscribe to distributed leadership. Chet and Chris (2013) stated that shared leadership is considered a form of distributed leadership, conceptualized largely as working function within a team framework. They further stated that project leadership can be influenced by motivation, knowledge, practices and skills of team members. One team member or the team leader must be more knowledgeable and highly skilled and motivated to make required decisions. Tessema (2010), Stated that good leaders energize and motivate teams harness the power of collaboration to deliver successful projects and match rewards to the person and team. Therefore team work is very essential for a successful completion of a project and thus a good team represents a good …show more content…
(Tracy) Ng and Walker (2008) stated that good leadership styles evolves in maturity of leaders and must be based on four I’s such as inspirational motivation, idealised inspiration, intellectual inspiration and individual consideration and all these are dependent on relationship between leaders and team members and also told that their relationship is dependent on telling, sharing ideas, selling, facilitating action and assigning full responsibility of planning and action. Hence, relationship building is an essential quality in leaders and healthy relationships result in good project

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