Efficient management team
Efficient management team
Management team differs from the other teams in the organisation: the management team is timewise a secondary team to its members. Management team also deals with the most difficult issues in the organisation and makes critical decisions. For these to succeed, the team needs to be able to deal with challenging questions and critically evaluate the choices that have been made. As the story unfolds, concrete situations help a facilitated discussion on team members’ readiness and strengths in different kinds of situations.
The background story of the simulation takes your management team to solve complex business cases in order to evaluate how your management team functions and how its’ members operate. Your team will solve problems encountered in your imaginary side business. You will end up tolerating mistakes, communicating with your personnel, and dealing with problems in the organisation. The exercise consists of ten situations. In each situation, you need to solve who in your team would be the best person to solve the case at hand. After each situation, there will be a facilitated discussion where the choices are explained and others’ views are heard.
SITUATION 2: TRANSPARENCY
SITUATION 3: DIFFERING OPINIONS
SITUATION 4: DOING SOMETHING ABOUT PROBLEMS
SITUATION 5: ALLOWING FAILURE
The simulation is based on different scientific papers on work at the management teams. The most interesting themes are chosen based on a literature review and meta analysis of the literature.
- Create mutual understanding on how the team functions most effectively
- Highlight personal preferences and ways of working, get to know colleagues also outside work environment
- Make visible the current practices and roles in the team
- Provide the management team with an opportunity to discuss their ways of functioning
- Organisations’ management teams.
- The simulation takes about 2 hours. Additionally we can provide a results workshop that goes through the results and transforms them into concrete changes in every day work (about 2 hours).
Glue your team together
The simulation helps in understanding your colleagues and makes visible team members’ preferences regarding different kinds of job tasks. Fits well for understanding social coherence and building of mutual understanding.
Readiness for change situations
The simulation assists the team in concrete change situations. It creates social cohesion and belief in the team’s ability to function in unexpected situations.
Understand the stress factors
The simulation facilitates discussion on different stress factors and each team member’s attitude towards them.
To support different simulations, we offer a separate results workshop, which is designed to provide the team with a development path based on the simulation results.
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