Qualities of a High Performing team Essay

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Qualities of a High Performing team

Qualities of a Performing Team
There are three main categories in building an effective, well performing team. The first
and most important (in my opinion) is communication. The key to communication is good
listening skills, respect for others ideas, sharing your ideas, and constructive
criticism. Teams need to listen attentively and respectfully to other team members in
order to achieve the highest level of performance. Teams also need to have respect for
other team member's ideas, even if they think that the ideas have no meaning. But team
members should always use constructive criticism to make the team better as a whole.
Constructive criticism will help team members learn from other members of the team better
ideas and new approaches to problems. More than one view is always better than just one.

The second key to building a performing team is time management. Team members must always
attend meetings, unless they have an important reason not to, in which case they should
notify their fellow team members of their absence. Team members should also meet any and
all dead lines for their individual assignments so that the team as a whole is ready to
present or pass in whatever is necessary. Also if team members don't meet deadlines it
could cause conflict within the team itself, in which case would lead to a team breakdown.
Also team members need to put an emphasis on organization, which entails being prepared
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