Building Effective Teams
Human resources professionals are frequently assigned to be members of newly formed project teams. In most cases, the HR person’s role in the team is to keep the group focused and on task.
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
You have been asked to lead a team on a new project. Discuss the steps that you will take to complete the following:
- Ensure that the goals of the team are clearly understood by all members.
- Build a strong, cohesive team.
- Manage the interactions in the team.