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LinkedIn Learning

Teamwork Foundations

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn the qualities of effective teams and the role you, as a team member, play in creating a healthy, productive team.


  • Teamwork is the core
  • Getting the most from this course
1. The Importance and Benefit of Team Working
  • Is it natural to work in a team?
  • Nobody's perfect
2. What Makes a Good Team?
  • A shared vision of success
  • Dividing up the work
  • The five stages of a team task
  • The right environment
  • Communicating: When to speak up
3. Difficulties That Teams Always Face
  • What is the best size of a team?
  • Seven causes of conflict
  • Risky shift and groupthink
  • Team behaviors to avoid
  • What to do if you find someone annoying
4. Characteristics of Really Great Teams
  • Be honest and open
  • Be aware of your blind spot
  • Three ways to be nice
  • Forgiveness and carrying baggage
5. What Makes a Great Team Player
  • Deliver results reliably
  • Deliver more than your share
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Be a great listener
  • Encourage quiet team members
  • The right amount of talking
  • Be able to play more than one role
  • Go the extra mile
6. You Can Change How You Interact
  • Use your strengths
  • Your job, your comfort zone, and your potential
  • Three ways to deal with your weaknesses
  • Ten ways to start improving

Taught by

Chris Croft


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