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"Opening-Up Team Communications"

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Opening-Up Team Communications

How to Encourage Open Discussion About Issues and Candid Evaluation of Performance

A Challenge faced by all teams is that of identifying team problems and bringing them to the table for positive resolution. Examining the condition of an existing team and establishing open communication within it is accomplished in three simple steps. First, the Johari Window is presented as a visual tool to help understand the interaction between members of a team. Second, is the identification of methods to tap the potential of a team. Finally, a generic tool is presented that allows the user to analyze specific concerns of their team. These steps are presented in a format that is easily repeatable with team members back on the job. Participants leave with a simple methodology for team leaders and team members to begin more open communication within their team.

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