Elements of Good Teamwork
For teams to function well there must be five
1.) Positive Interdependence
Team members are obliged to rely on one another
to achieve the goal.
All team members are held accountable for
doing their share of the work and for mastery of all of the material to
Some of the team's work must be done interactively
with team members challenging, encouraging, and giving feedback to others.
use of Collaborative Skills
Team members must develop and practice trust-building,
leadership, decision-making, communication, and conflict management skills.
5.) Group Processing
Team members must set team goals, periodically
assess their work, & identify changes for better team effectiveness.