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  • Teams are a reality of organizational life. Today's organizations consist of interconnected groups of people, and "teaming" appears to be a permanent reality. How people relate to one another in the integration of task/social and emotional activities is the core issue if teams are to be effective. Douglas McGregor observed that groups function as their members make them function and Teleometrics' research clearly indicates that team members can learn to function more effectively.
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  • Helps Team Leaders/Members Experience The Power Of Consensus Decision Making
  • Understand How Groups Function
  • Discover The "Best" Way To Lead For Creativity
Team Effectiveness Survey (TES)
Produces data that rates how effectively a team functions.
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Group-Assessment [Call for Price]
PThe TES focuses on individual and team use of the Exposure and Feedback processes of the Johari Window, providing a comprehensive overview of how effectively a team functions. Members rate themselves and other team members. The resulting profiles serve as a starting point for group discussion and feedback. (Theory video: The Dynamics of the Johari Window)

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The Dynamics of The Johari Window
Sheds light on how to impact your communication style.
Teams & Groups 235-Minute Video [Call for Price]
Demonstrates with vignettes the four basic styles described by the Johari Window model of interpersonal processes. The model gives structure and helps us to understand the way we communicate with those around us, and the impact of our communication style on others.
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Conflict Management Survey (CMS)
Discover ways to harness conflict for positive change.
Teams & Groups 3Self-Assessment [Call for Price]
Is there conflict within organizations? Two or more differing ideas reflect conflict. Modern theorists accept conflict as not only a behavioral fact of organizational life but recognize its potential as a springboard, or stimulus, to creativity. How one manages conflict determines whether creativity will be achieved. The CMS addresses interpersonal, group, and inter-group conflicts and provides a fivefold conflict management profile. Also an invaluable tool for identifying constructive outcomes to conflict.
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Conflict Management Appraisal (CMA)
Shows how conflicts are being dealt with and indicates ways for improvement.
Teams & Groups 4Assessment By Others [Call for Price]
The CMA, completed by an associate of the person using the CMS, provides information about how conflict is being managed. This extremely valueable feedback either reinforces a person's behavior or it calls attention to areas where positive change can lead to greater creativity. (Companion to the CMS)
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NASA Moon Survival Task
Clearly demonstrates the wisdom in group vs. individual decisions.
Teams & Groups 5Group Exercise [Call for Price]
The NASA Moon Survival Task is the original consensus decision making exercise. It has been used in countless research projects and its results prove the potential of group decision making. It lays to rest the "individual vs. group" controversy regarding decision quality, and generates valuable group diagnostic data. The Manned Spacecraft Center's expert solution to the problem affords immediate assessment and feedback on individual and group performance. (Companion Video: Managing the Four C's of Group Effectiveness)
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Four C's of Group Effectiveness
A blueprint for managing what really drives groups to maximum performance.
Teams & Groups 631-Minute Video [Call for Price]
Groups function as their members make them function... for better or worse! This video clearly illustrates the common pitfalls characterizing groups and presents fail-safe alternatives. It offers an in-depth blueprint for managing commitment, conflict, creativity, and consensus- the Four C's of group effectiveness. Whether the audience is comprised of leaders/managers or group members-at-large, this video is essential for all who work in groups. Includes instructions for scoring/interpreting the NASA Moon Survival Task.
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Styles of Teamwork Inventory (STI)
Ways to balance product quality and team commitment.
Teams & Groups 7Self-Assessment [Call for Price]
Within teams, people tend to be concerned with two overriding issues: quality of the product and members' commitment to the team. Balancing these two together determines the behaviors which that person sees as appropriate in team situations. The STI helps team members understand their own styles and their impact on the team. The STI profiles the individual's preferred style and provides specific scores on their attitude, the handling of conflict, leadership preference, and inter-group relations. A must for team leaders/managers.
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Teamwork Appraisal Survey (TAS)
Rates everyone's impact within the team.
Teams & Groups 8Assessment By Others [Call for Price]
Tailored to team members, the TAS provides a comparative assessment on one's behavior within the team. The arrangement of the TAS permits direct, question-by-question comparisons between it and the STI. These comparisons (and the discussions surrounding them) enable individuals to understand the impact of their team behaviors.(Companion to the STI)
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12 Angry Men
The movie was a classic- and now the exercise is becoming one.
Teams & Groups 9Group Exercise (Video Required) [Call for Price]
A consensus decision making exercise built around the classic movie Twelve Angry Men. The outstanding dramatic portrayals in the movie depict numerous examples of human behavior within groups.This study of grup dynamics is a self-convincing exercise proving the potential of group decision making. Combined with Group Barrier Analysis and TES, it creates an unforgettable full-day training experience. (Comprehensive 22 pg. Leader's Guide: Rs. 1175.00) (Twelve Angry Men available through your video store.)
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Group Barrier Analysis
Shows precisely how important every member's input is to a team decision.
Teams & Groups 10Group Exercise [Call for Price]
Companion to both the NASA Moon Survival Task or the 12 Angry Men exercise, the Group Barrier Analysis provides an opportunity for feedback on the contributions of individual team members in the decision making process. Members rate themselves and other team members. The resulting profiles serve as a remarkable starting point for group discussion and feedback.(Uses Leader's Guide above) (Companion Video: Managing the Four C's of Group Effectiveness)
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Teamness Index (TI)
Shared goals-the first step for an effective team.
Teams & Groups 11Group-Assessment [Call for Price]
Do we meet the minimal conditions for teamness? Does our team have (1) shared goals and objectives, (2) a recognized and agreed-upon team structure, (3) a systrm of standards, norms, and values, and (4) a personal identification with and concern for other members? The TI helps to answer these critical questions thereby creating a true "TEAM" in the process.
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Teamness- The Key to Community
Teaches team members the foundation for developing an effective team.
Teams & Groups 1236-Minute Video [Call for Price]
Community is the key to widespread commitment and teamness is the key to community. But what does it take for people to become a "team"? Effective work groups satisfy the four conditions for teamness. This video, complete with graphics and explanatory vignettes, teaches group members the four conditions required for teamness and how to build productive teams. Easy to relate to and powerful, the video includes instructions for scoring/interpreting the Teamness Index.
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Team Process Diagnostic (TPD)
Group members need to be self aware-this assessment helps them see their behavior.
Teams & Groups 13Group Assessment [Call for Price]
Douglas Mc Gregor once observed that an effective group is a self-conscious group. Team members receive individual assessment of the dynamics underlying their behavior and their impact on the group. In addition, the TDP provides diagnostic information about the group's climate resulting from the "problem-solving", "fight", or "flight" behaviors of its members. Debriefing this information results in an in-depth process analysis by the group.
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