KADENA AIR FORCE BASE, OKINAWA -- Members of the Pacific Air Force Civil Engineering Squadron on Kadena Air Base joined Dr. Brent Duncan to discuss building high performace teams in challenging environments. Key topics included:
Following are resources from the workshop, including slides and notes, Team Stages Exercise, and Conflict Modes Instrument.
Full slide set from "Understanding group dynamics to build and lead high-performance teams." Covers the following objectives: Explore the fundamentals of group dynamics; Understand the role conflict plays in driving individual and team performance; Determine the characteristics of an effective team; Identify and explain team member roles and responsibilities; Apply group dynamics theory to develop practical models for effective teamwork; Consider intervention strategies to accelerate and maintain team performance.
Team Stages Exercise is a team intervention and development tool for helping established teams assess individual and group perceptions about team development to identify strategies for enhancing and maintaining group perforamance.
Instructions: Have each team member complete the survey and tally their results, then combine the scores for a team profile. Compare your scores against the provided materials to understand what the results mean and to identify strategies for enhancing individual and team performance. The instrument includes detailed instructions and teaching materials.
Instructions: Print copies for each team member to complete, then discuss your results to develop strategies for managing conflict for performance. Consider asking questions like: