First, tick the items which best describe your needs, concerns, goals or challenges:
I'd like to have a useful definition of "team".
We seem to be a fairly ordinary group, rather than an effective team.
We are a team of champions but not a champion team.
Members attend to their own responsibilities but won't share collective responsibilities.
People fail to carry out responsibilities they have to the whole team.
I'd like to know how to monitor team performance.
Our meetings do nothing to enhance teamwork; they are just business meetings.
We don't deal well with differences.
There are clashes in personality or values.
We seem to have "gaps" in the team membership: some types we need, are missing.
I find it difficult to influence the way the team functions.
Our meetings sometimes become competitions for speaking space.
The only evidence of our teamwork is the fact that we hold meetings.
We are so nice to each other that things are avoided and outcomes at low ebb.
Sometimes "teamwork" and "getting things done efficiently" seem like contradictory terms.
Team performance is encouraged but only individual performance is rewarded.
I need to understand when teams are needed and when they are not.
I want to understand the differences between a group and a team.
We keep re-litigating earlier decisions.
There are tensions between or amongst certain team members.
Some people in the team seem incapable of working cooperatively.
I want to bring out more of the strengths in our team.
Some people just don't fit in.
Some members dominate the team process or direction.
Some team members are reluctant to participate.
We have a revolving-door approach to problems.
We need to develop greater synergy and teamwork.
There are times when we don't function very well as a team.
I want to understand how teams can be led effectively.
What is said in team meetings differs from what individuals say privately.
Other needs, concerns, goals, challenges or interests:
Next, complete these statements, where possible, to record some of your strengths:
We get best teamwork from our team(s) under these circumstances :
The aspects of our teamwork I am confident of, include :
Despite unclarity about some aspects of teams and teamwork, I am clear about :
Any further comments you would like to make: