Topic 1 How to work in a team (theory and practice) – definition of teamwork, teambuilding and working skills

What is teamwork?

A very good definition of teamwork is:

“The process of working collaboratively with a group of people in order to achieve a goal. Teamwork is often a crucial part of a business, as It is often necessary for collegues to work well together, trying their best in any circumstance. Teamwork means that people will try to cooperate, using their individual skills and providing constructive feedback, despite any person conflict between individuals.” (according to BusinessDictionary.com, find out more here: https://www.octanner.com/insights/articles/2018/9/13/the_teamwork_definit.html)

What makes a team function successfully is:

  • Commitment to get the work done

To show your level of commitment at work is to create more opportunities for advancement. That’s why  you need to show confidence, be a team player, listen to suggestions, and share ideas.

  • Good communicaton

Communicate every day and in every way! We need to be clear and listen to others in order to make communication with our teammates more efficient.

  • Trust and respect

A respectful environment reduces stress and increases mental and physical wellbeing.

What is teambuilding?

Teambuilding is a technique for improving the efficiency and communication of work groups through various activities. Through teambuilding we can identify strengths and weaknesses of the team and have better productivity.

It is important to have and participate in team building activities because it will impove the collaboration and motivation of the team and lead to better team performance.

If there are conflicts in the workplace, an effective method to build stronger connections and practice better collaboration is the use of problem-solving activities.

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What are working skills?

Working/teamwork skills that are written below, can help you work effectively in an organized group. For further information please click on the links below.