What makes a great, effective team?
- Shared common goals.
- Good systems and processes.
- Team members that know how to build on each other strengths and diversity.
- Good leadership.
Same principles will apply to a multicultural team.
The only difference is that some processes will be more challenging to implement than others.
Good Systems and Processes
In an earlier post we discussed how important trust and communication are when building a successful team.
Equally important is making sure that each member feels valued.
The leadership needs to create a positive atmosphere where input and feedback is encouraged.
Most of all, each member needs to feel included. Sometime all it takes from management is to listen.
When team members feel their opinion counts then they’ll feel invested in the team.
And they will work harder toward reaching the teams’ goals and objectives.
Positive work environment
If you are the leader of your team you will get much better results when you create a positive work environment.
And include team members in the decision process.
To be a great leader you need to know how to motivate and inspire your team.
And that’s a win/win for everyone involved.
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