- Executive-level statements in public and private about the importance of team players (not just teamwork platitudes).
- Executives model team player behaviors (not just preach behaviors).
- Promote and reward people with team player skills, publicly announce reasons including team player factors for decision.
- Reward team players with important assignments.
- Adjust individual performance appraisal systems to include specific team player behaviors.
- Hold training on attitudes, skills and behaviors of team players.
- Reward team players with higher salary increases, and tell them why.
- Create an incentive system that rewards team effort (not individual effort).
- Institute flexible compensation programs that allow managers to pay individuals that contribute to the team culture.
- Include team-player skills & abilities in management assessment programs.
- Develop programs of team awards that motivate the teams, flexible enough to tailor it to team needs.
- Appeal to intrinsic motivation, encourage managers to use nonmonetary forms of reward.
- Eliminate competitive rating and ranking appraisals programs.
Friday, December 4, 2009
Rx for a Team Culture
Do you think you need a prescription to create a Team Culture - OK - here you go.
Posted by David Koontz