Concepts of leading teams, why they are important, and how they affect the future of leadership. The paper should identify and describe emerging ideas and examples of innovative organizations.
Concepts should include:
How to turn a group of individuals into a collaborative team that achieves high performance through a shared vision and collective responsibility.
Identify challenges associated with teamwork, and explain why people sometimes have negative feelings about working in a team.
How to lead a team to high performance by providing a compelling purpose and clear objectives, clarifying roles and responsibilities, desigining the team in terms of size and diversity, giving team members decision authority, and providing support and coaching.
So understanding and how to handle the stages of team development, and know how to promote cohesiveness and shape productive team norms.
Demonstrate understanding of the challenges and benefits of virtual teams and the team leader behaviours that contribute to virtual team effectiveness.
How to handle conflicts that inevitably arise among members of a team.