Increasing Team Cooperation

Effective teams build your organization.  Instilling team spirit, creating a cooperative climate and channeling group effort are keys to productivity and success.

Six ideas to increase success with team cooperation include:

  1. Ensure that team members understand the total problem.
  1. Ensure that team members understand how they can contribute toward solving the problem.
  1. Make team members aware of the potential contributions of the other project team members.
  1. Discuss openly and recognize the problems facing team members in order to aid them in making their maximum contribution.
  1. Pay attention to how team members treat each other.  Accept nothing short of respect.

6.  Use specific problem solving models to aid the team to solve problems.