Is your team grappling with interpersonal conflicts, lackluster performance, or procedural challenges?
Elevate your team dynamics with Right-Minded Teamwork’s A Work Agreement is a collective teammate promise to transform non-productive, adversarial behavior into collaborative teamwork behavior. More. Foster a harmonious work environment where teammates collaboratively commit to Do No Harm and Work as One ®, ensuring seamless cooperation towards common goals.
About This Book
Right-Minded Teamwork unveils a business-centric, psychologically informed approach to team building, where acceptance, forgiveness, and adjustment become defining teammate traits, culminating in a team result of Creating 100% customer satisfaction is a primary goal of Right-Minded Teamwork. More. Within RMT’s comprehensive framework, Work Agreements stand as the third pillar among the five essential tools known as the 5 Elements.
Work Agreements transcend mere guidelines or ground rules; they are collective commitments and emotionally mature promises that empower teams to metamorphose non-productive and dysfunctional behaviors into positive, constructive choices and actions. Serving as the linchpin for transformative team dynamics, these agreements guide teams towards a common objective: achieving unparalleled customer satisfaction.
In essence, this book serves as your guide to crafting and implementing impactful Work Agreements within your team. While there isn’t a singular, absolute method for facilitating Work Agreement dialogues, the 10 Steps outlined in this book encapsulate the foundational principles for team transformation. Equip yourself with these principles, and success in fostering a harmonious, high-performing team is within reach.
Who Should Read This Book?
While team facilitators are the primary audience for this book, it extends its value to encompass team leaders and individual teammates alike. The steps outlined within these pages empower not only facilitators but also team leaders and members to craft impactful team Work Agreements. By following these guidelines, you can proactively address and prevent interpersonal conflicts and process challenges, ensuring a more powerful and effective collaborative environment for all.
Work Agreements: Effectively Navigate Team Conflict
Team dynamics are bound to encounter conflicts, making it essential to equip yourself with the right tools. It is not a matter of if conflict will occur among teammates. It is a question of when.
Enter Work Agreements – the operator’s manual for fostering strong teamwork. This book emphasizes the proactive establishment of Work Agreements to prevent conflicts from escalating into divisive and ego-centered behaviors. By transforming dysfunctional work dynamics into mature, behavioral promises, Work Agreements rekindle ally-centered collaboration and yield tangible results.
While it’s ideal to implement Work Agreements proactively, addressing conflicts head-on is equally crucial. Even if your team is currently facing challenges, it’s never too late to introduce and actively embrace Work Agreements. This guide empowers you to turn teammate clashes into opportunities for positive change, ensuring that your team remains cohesive and productive.
Unveiling Two Essential Types of Work Agreements
Explore the intricacies of Work Agreements by delving into their two fundamental types: process-driven and behavior-driven.
A process Work Agreement meticulously outlines task assignments, work methods, and defines roles, responsibilities, interfaces, or procedures. It serves as the guidebook for the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of executing tasks within a team.
On the other hand, a behavioral Work Agreement shifts the focus to interpersonal dynamics. It details how team members should conduct themselves while tackling tasks, emphasizing communication and conflict resolution. This type of agreement fosters transparency in all interactions, ensuring a harmonious and collaborative work environment.
Work Agreements: A Success Story
After this team created – and lived! – its Work Agreements, they completely turned around. In just a year, they experienced:
- 78% increase in teammate trust
- 46% increase in mutual team member support
- 61% increase in complying with decisions
- Over $350,000 in savings
Read their full story in the book.
Everything You Need to Get Started Is Here!
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- Ebook: PDF, 266 pages – How to Facilitate Team Work Agreements
- Ebook: ePUB, 266 pages – How to Facilitate Team Work Agreements
- PDF: 54 pages, How to Facilitate Team Work Agreements – Resources
- Word Document: 14 pages, How to Facilitate Team Work Agreements – Reusable Resources
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A Personal Message from Dan Hogan, Co-Creator of RMT
With over three decades of experience in team-building, I’ve guided more than 500 teams through various states of conflict and dysfunction. Every successful team, without exception, embraced the creation of Work Agreements.
I am unequivocally certain that Work Agreements prove effective when embraced by teammates. They are universally applicable, and suited for every team, everywhere, for all time. If you incorporate them, I guarantee they will contribute to making your team(s) and the world a better place.
Let’s embark on this journey together right now.