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How to lead better teams by understanding how they work
October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Do the teams you work with suffer from Groupthink, Group polarisation or Social loafing?
This workshop will include a discussion of how more effective teamwork can lead to increased motivation, participation in decision-making and higher task satisfaction among volunteer teams.
Drawing on recent research and concepts including social and diversity intelligence and an understanding of group behaviour, team life cycles and development processes.
In this 1 hour lunchtime workshop we’ll look into
What is a team?
Groups vs Teams, Interdependencies, IPO model of teams, and types of teams
How to make teams perform more effectively?
Inquiry vs advocacy orientation
False consensus fallacy
Ladder of inference
The importance of social and diversity intelligence
Conflict: Type A (Affective) vs Type C (Cognitive) conflict, Groupthink and Social loafing
Benefits of effective team performance
Individual motivation Social capital Networking
About the Facilitator:
Andrew Valentine holds a Bachelor of Arts with majors in Psychology and Statistics from Macquarie University. He has completed an Executive Master of Business Administration (with distinction) at the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), jointly awarded by UNSW Sydney and The University of Sydney.
Andrew serves as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor at the AGSM and is currently completing a PhD at UNSW Sydney. In recent years, he has been involved in teaching a management and leadership subject to MBA students. Other interests include a Board role as Executive Chairman of a small not-for-profit endowment fund that provides higher education scholarships to financially disadvantaged students in developing countries.