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Team Building: The Importance of Sharing Knowledge

When you are a part of the management team at your place of employment it is vital to make sure that you are making use of all of the team building skills that you have learned. Whether this means working as a team with your fellow managers or getting your staff to work together, there is a lot to be done. Not everyone works well in a team and that is generally because they are not used to it. Those who have not had such training or experience may find working in teams difficult. This is where your expertise comes into play.

Think back to everything you learned in school when you learned about team building. You will want to apply what you know to your current situation so that you are able to get the most out of your team. Even if you are not the superior to other managers you may be working with, you may need to help lead them into becoming a successful team. Not everyone may have received the proper education and training that you have so you may need to lead without being too obvious. You do not want to offend but you want to be successful.

Team Work

If you feel though that your team building skills are not up to par as they should be then you need to take action. There are many online courses that you can take to earn a certificate in various subjects. Team building is something that you can relearn if you feel that you need a refresher course. Before dishing out your own hard earned money you may want to check with your employer. Many companies offer free classes that you can take advantage of. These classes will provide you with many benefits.

Not only could you learn more about team building from these classes but you could check into the other things offered as well. Upon completion you will have the knowledge and the confidence you need to move forward. You will also have something on your employee record that will brightly stand out. Many employers take a look at how much an employee strives to improve and will take such things into consideration when it is time for a raise. So get started putting your current skills into place and even learning some new ones. You and those around you will benefit from it.

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  1. I used to work in a environment were people were very protective about their work and their information because of a total lack of trust for our team members. Information sharing was non exisitant. Although we all know that anything we produce is ‘company’ property, there is still a propensity to ‘hoard’ our data. Information sharing can expidite closure of projects and create efficiencies. Saves the company money, makes the company money. Team building events help build relationships and this can faciliate information sharing.

  2. Jerry James says:

    I hate it when people don’t share their stuff with me. Makes it hard to do my job- I have to start research from scratch and it takes longer when I know the information is already there! I have noticed that when you’re friends with someone, they don’t mind sharing with you. So I suppose that team building events would help in that department. Except I don’t like most of the people I work with.. so I don’t want to do team building events with them. Bit of a catch 22

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