Flashcards in Working in Teams Deck (16):
What is the definition of teamwork?
+ Two or more people who INTERACT, dynamically, INTERDEPENDENTLY, and ADAPTIVELY toward a COMMON and VALUED GOAL/OBJECTIVE/MISSION,
+ Each been assigned specific roles or functions to perform
What are the group member task roles?
+ Information giver
+ Information seeker
What are the group member maintenance roles?
+ The Encourager: praises, agrees and accepts
+ The Compromiser: meets the group halfway
+ The Group Observer and Commentator: observes, evaluates and feeds back
+ The Follower: is prepared to take group goals forward
What are the group member dysfunctional roles?
+ Recognition seeker
What are the 5 stages of team development?
What happens in the forming stage?
+ Orientation to task and group
+ Identifying boundaries
What happens in the storming stage?
+ Conflict and polarisation
+ Team members challenge and question
What happens in the norming stage?
+ Acceptance and understanding
+ Focus on task
What happens in the performing stage?
+ Performance of task
+ Flexible roles and function
What happens in the adjourning stage?
+ Task ends
+ Sense of loss
What does IPC stand for?
What is knotworking?
+ A shared activism which relies on both improvisation and persistence
+ Developing connections in a dynamic environment and expanding whilst retaining a stabilised and durable structure
When is teamwork effective?
+ Supportive organisational context
+ Enabling environment (e.g access to needed resources)
+ Open and respectful communication
+ Clear direction
+ Adapts and responds to changing conditions
+ Produces high-quality patient care outcomes
+ Mechanism to evaluate outcomes
What are ways you can contribute when working in a team?
+ Introduce yourself (first, last name, role)
+ Listen, acknowledge and respect one another's concerns
+ Value the roles and contributions of other team members
+ View one another as resources, not competitors of obstacles
+ Cross-monitor one another so as to prevent/manage errors
+Recognise and address any obstacles or barriers to teamwork
+ Place team mission (i.e safe patient care) over personal goals and gains
What are the benefits of effective teamwork?
+ Improved communication and partnership among health providers and patients
+ Clarity of roles and responsibilities
+ Improved coordination of health services
+ Efficient use of healthcare resources
+ Reduced workload stress and burnout
+ Improved care and patient safety