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Organizational Behavior Assignment 2
Team dynamics and organizational behavior
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Introduction
The idea of teamwork has been growing over the recent years. Effective teamwork is not
instinctive, but it is possible to teach it. A company should put its teams in the appropriate
structure for the appropriate purposes. When choosing a team, it is essential to bear in mind
the selection of the team as well as the team's specific intent to make sure all priorities are
crystal clear and decided upon. Organizations develop because of the collaborative efforts of
their teams and the decisions that management has made. Management's job is to create
and implement the policies and regulations for the staff, but at the end, employees in the
organization who have lower-level jobs help create the business's productivity.
AL Tawasul Team
Every year, Sohar International bank organizes staff gathering event which let the employees
to know each other better and to strengthen their relations which impact positively on their
everyday tasks at the work. Usually, for events like this, Sohar international bank hire an
external party to organize the event, but in 2017, the bank decided to build a team called "AL
Tawasul Team" which is an Arabic word, and it means "Communication". The bank gave its
employees' an opportunity to set up and organize the event in 2017 by themselves in order
to encourage them and to able them show their skills and capabilities. The Objectives of team
was to have good time and improve employees connecting and their relationship.
HR department has sent an email and requested to all employees who are interested to apply
for Al Tawasul Team and state the field in which they are good at. Many employees have
applied, and after filtering and reviewing the applicants, 10 employees were selected
including myself in addition to team leader. The selection of the team members was the
responsibility of HR and marketing team.
Features and type of AL Tawasul team
Al Tawasul team was consisted of some of the most talented individuals in several fields. Each
team member brought a particular skill set and capabilities. Team members from various
departments have been chosen to assist the team in making itself more productive and to
exchange various thoughts in terms of Creativity and decision-making. The team consisted of
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3 photographers including me, 2 event presenters, 3 employees who were responsible for
seating, and 2 were in the reception of the invited employees. Along with their main tasks,
they were having other minor responsibilities to ensure the flexibility of the team.
This cross functional team was an effective and a successful team because the team's goal
was clearly defined, and all members committed to complete all tasks needed to achieve.
As it is shown by the team name "AL Tawasul", the team's main characteristic was
communication. Teammates felt valued and confident that their thoughts were heard when
there was an effective communication system. It was a significant motivator for team
members to keep contributing to the achievement of team's objective. This solid
communication brought employees from several departments together with their own set of
skills and ideas. The team's variety easily turned into an advantage.
As an example of Al Tawasul team's effectiveness, during one of the meetings, team members
were discussing how to share event's moments to employees who were unable to attend the
event, and after a long discussion, the team came with the idea of opening an account in
Snapchat application and share the link to all employees through an email to enjoy every
moment of the event. Because of this good communication and discussion, the bank decided
to adopt the same idea on all of its events going forward.
Moreover, team members were open-minded, and they were in position to accept and
discussion and any ideas and they were highly motivated. Furthermore, the bank's
management by providing sufficient resources and support for the team, both morally and
financially had built confidence in all team members.
Leadership in AL Tawasul team
The path-goal leadership style can be found in our team's leadership. All team members
comprehended the project environment, and this allowed the members to attain the aim of
the project. All team members understood the project environment, allowing the members
to attain the aim It also aided in increasing member engagement, motivation, and fulfillment,
which had a good impact on our performance. At different periods throughout time, the
group members had different thoughts. The team's performance was positively impacted by
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the team's large diversity. It was critical for our leader to recognize the needs of team
members who had various perspectives and thoughts about their task.
The leader of our team was a senior employee of marketing department in the bank. He
collaborated closely all team members to ensure that all tasks were completed. In order to
boost our comfort and effectiveness, our leader has participated in the total process by
seeking our opinions and suggestions. The leader of our team was a critical asset to help us
make decisions by collaborating with members and accepting their thoughts. This also means
he was open to discussions and recommendations on how to attain the team's goals. The
leader or our team trusted in the skills of all team members and was committed to help us
succeed. In each stage of the path, he remained in touch with all members. In addition, this
leadership feature contributed to create a friendlier environment for all.
Most of the decisions were made via facilitating conversation. The leader freely shared
information and ideas that were required for decision-making, and then encouraged other
members to express their thoughts. Next, He gathered all of the possible ideas, and then
synthesized and processed them to reach at the most effective one. The above-mentioned
case of (sharing snapchat link) is an example of leader's decision-making method.
Team's Model
Supportive
The team's model reflected the set up and culture of Sohar International Bank, in which
management, with the support of leadership, tries to establish a healthy organizational
environment in which individuals are assisted to develop to larger capacity and accomplish
things that they are capable of, in accordance with bank's objectives.
Our team's leader did not just assigned responsibilities to team members and waited for
results; instead, he encouraged and supported all team members until objective was
completed. His philosophy was that they did not go out to do everything on his own. He sees
himself instead as a team coach. He, therefore, has not only created the guidelines and
targets but also welcomed any adjustments and recommendations, and members' discussion
provided a constructive input. He maintained open lines of communication and, where
appropriate changes, critiques, and ideas were accepted. Our team's leader boosted us by
being dedicated. He was dedicated to the teammates as well as the assignment that had been
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set to him. When he had uncertainties about the aims and goals, the team members instantly
reflected his uncertainty. Because the leader was fully dedicated, all of the teammates were
as well. The relationship between teammates and the leader was critical. He built a good
relationship with all members so he can evaluate how successfully objectives are
accomplished. This behavior aided in the development of friendly team member interactions
based on a high level of trust.
Team Members' Roles
When a team is working well, we commonly discover that every member of the team has
specific tasks which are equally important.
Our team leader formed a well-balanced team by selecting members based on their skills and
capabilities, and all team members have given specific responsibilities to complete.
The leader of our team was a considered as an implementer as he transformed the team's
thoughts and concepts into actionable plans and strategies. He was a typical disciplined, and
self-controlling person who could put his own interests aside to concentrate on the
necessities of a group. Our team's leader was extremely organized and worked in a structured
and efficient manner. He enjoyed maintaining order and structuring the overall team
environment. He took abstract thoughts and turned them into concrete plans, and he was
the pillar of our group. Furthermore, our team leader was a specialist because he has
significant experience as he has previously participated in several events of the bank in
coordination with event organizing companies. His role on the team was to be a specialist in
the area, and he dedicated himself completely to it and he only pitched in when a task called
for his skill.
As previously indicated, team members have additional responsibilities in addition to their
primary responsibilities. One of our team members, who was in charge of seat arrangement,
was also in charge of ensuring that the project was finished properly. He was Completer who
made sure that there were no flaws, and he paid close attention to the smallest of details. He
was really worried about the time frame and encouraged the group to accomplish the project
effectively on time. He did quality assurance at various periods of the project so that we could
improve and cover the team's inefficiencies in future events.
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Another role which played by one of the photographers of our team was team worker. She
helped and ensured that team members collaborated successfully. She was our group's
mediator, and she was versatile, smart, and insightful. In addition to that, she was also highly
accomplished in her own right, but she emphasized teamwork and encouraged other
members be together.
Ethics of the team
The team created a good environment of teamwork by developing suitable perceptions
among staff members. Every team member knew what to anticipate from one another and
from the group as a whole, which aided us in creating a successful functioning environment.
We were able to form a relationship based on our awareness of the perceptions, which
enabled us to create effective team experience.
As an ethical leader, our leader inspired and motivated all team members to a higher level of
honesty and responsibility. The team leader dramatically enhanced all members'
effectiveness by maintaining the team 's morale high. The objectives of our team were kept
in mind without deviating ethical standards. With the bank's ethics as a guiding philosophy,
team members made many decisions in much less time, and this increased the effectiveness
and overall members morale. Members of the team fulfilled their tasks in an honest and
professional manner and as a result, the entire team benefited. To maintain a favorable
image, our team committed to act on an ethical framework in terms of member behavior and
respecting the environment which is surrounding.
Effectiveness of AL Tawasul team
The team was highly effective, and as a result of its success, Sohar International Bank decided
to adopt the team's concept at all of its future events. The team's aims were fully defined,
and the members of the team accepted all of the tasks that were needed to reach the aim.
Many discussions have taken place, and all participants have participated to the conversation
and decision-making process. Furthermore, all team members contributed their ideas in order
to improve the finest one that can assist the team's goal. When there was a disagreement,
the group was at ease with it and did not display any conflict because there was a constructive
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communication amongst each other which boosted the team's efficiency in completing goals
and objectives of the team.
Conclusion
It is essential to develop an environment that encourages teamwork among coworkers and
team members for a company or team to run efficiently and fulfill its goals. Organizations can
benefit from teamwork if they have qualified leadership and supervision, as well as suitable
training. Team members' skills and abilities are vital while forming teams in order to achieve
the organization's shared objectives Teams can demonstrate high productivity yet, if they are
not properly managed, they can have negative impacts and will not be effective.

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Organizational Behavior Assignment 2 Team dynamics and organizational behavior Introduction The idea of teamwork has been growing over the recent years. Effective teamwork is not instinctive, but it is possible to teach it. A company should put its teams in the appropriate structure for the appropriate purposes. When choosing a team, it is essential to bear in mind the selection of the team as well as the team's specific intent to make sure all priorities are crystal clear and decided upon. Organizations develop because of the collaborative efforts of their teams and the decisions that management has made. Management's job is to create and implement the policies and regulations for the staff, but at the end, employees in the organization who have lower-level jobs help create the business's productivity. AL Tawasul Team Every year, Sohar International bank organizes staff gathering event which let the employees to know each other better and to strengthen their relations which impact positively on their everyday tasks at the work. Usually, for events like this, Sohar international bank hire an external party to organize the event, but in 2017, the bank decided to build a team called "AL Tawasul Team" which is an Arabic word, and it means "Communication". The bank gave its employees' an opportunity to set up and organize the event in 2017 by themselves in order to encourage them and to able them show their skills and capabilities. The Objectives of team was to have good time and improve employees connecting and their relationship. HR department has sent an email and requested to all employees who are interested to apply for Al Tawasul Team and state the field in which they are good at. Many employees have applied, and after filtering and reviewing the applicants, 10 employees were selected including myself in addition to team leader. The selection of the team members was the responsibility of HR and marketing team. Features and type of AL Tawasul team Al Tawasul team was consisted of some of the most talented individuals in several fields. Each team member brought a particular skill set and capabilities. Team members from various departments have been chosen to assist the team in making itself more productive and to exchange various thoughts in terms of Creativity and decision-making. The team consisted of 3 photographers including me, 2 event presenters, 3 employees who were responsible for seating, and 2 were in the reception of the invited employees. Along with their main tasks, they were having other minor responsibilities to ensure the flexibility of the team. This cross functional team was an effective and a successful team because the team's goal was clearly defined, and all members committed to complete all tasks needed to achieve. As it is shown by the team name "AL Tawasul", the team's main characteristic was communication. Teammates felt valued and confident that their thoughts were heard when there was an effective communication system. It was a significant motivator for team members to keep contributing to the achievement of team's objective. This solid communication brought employees from several departments together with their own set of skills and ideas. The team's variety easily turned into an advantage. As an example of Al Tawasul team's effectiveness, during one of the meetings, team members were discussing how to share event's moments to employees who were unable to attend the event, and after a long discussion, the team came with the idea of opening an account in Snapchat application and share the link to all employees through an email to enjoy every moment of the event. Because of this good communication and discussion, the bank decided to adopt the same idea on all of its events going forward. Moreover, team members were open-minded, and they were in position to accept and discussion and any ideas and they were highly motivated. Furthermore, the bank's management by providing sufficient resources and support for the team, both morally and financially had built confidence in all team members. Leadership in AL Tawasul team The path-goal leadership style can be found in our team's leadership. All team members comprehended the project environment, and this allowed the members to attain the aim of the project. All team members understood the project environment, allowing the members to attain the aim It also aided in increasing member engagement, motivation, and fulfillment, which had a good impact on our performance. At different periods throughout time, the group members had different thoughts. The team's performance was positively impacted by the team's large diversity. It was critical for our leader to recognize the needs of team members who had various perspectives and thoughts about their task. The leader of our team was a senior employee of marketing department in the bank. He collaborated closely all team members to ensure that all tasks were completed. In order to boost our comfort and effectiveness, our leader has participated in the total process by seeking our opinions and suggestions. The leader of our team was a critical asset to help us make decisions by collaborating with members and accepting their thoughts. This also means he was open to discussions and recommendations on how to attain the team's goals. The leader or our team trusted in the skills of all team members and was committed to help us succeed. In each stage of the path, he remained in touch with all members. In addition, this leadership feature contributed to create a friendlier environment for all. Most of the decisions were made via facilitating conversation. The leader freely shared information and ideas that were required for decision-making, and then encouraged other members to express their thoughts. Next, He gathered all of the possible ideas, and then synthesized and processed them to reach at the most effective one. The above-mentioned case of (sharing snapchat link) is an example of leader's decision-making method. Team's Model Supportive The team's model reflected the set up and culture of Sohar International Bank, in which management, with the support of leadership, tries to establish a healthy organizational environment in which individuals are assisted to develop to larger capacity and accomplish things that they are capable of, in accordance with bank's objectives. Our team's leader did not just assigned responsibilities to team members and waited for results; instead, he encouraged and supported all team members until objective was completed. His philosophy was that they did not go out to do everything on his own. He sees himself instead as a team coach. He, therefore, has not only created the guidelines and targets but also welcomed any adjustments and recommendations, and members' discussion provided a constructive input. He maintained open lines of communication and, where appropriate changes, critiques, and ideas were accepted. Our team's leader boosted us by being dedicated. He was dedicated to the teammates as well as the assignment that had been set to him. When he had uncertainties about the aims and goals, the team members instantly reflected his uncertainty. Because the leader was fully dedicated, all of the teammates were as well. The relationship between teammates and the leader was critical. He built a good relationship with all members so he can evaluate how successfully objectives are accomplished. This behavior aided in the development of friendly team member interactions based on a high level of trust. Team Members' Roles When a team is working well, we commonly discover that every member of the team has specific tasks which are equally important. Our team leader formed a well-balanced team by selecting members based on their skills and capabilities, and all team members have given specific responsibilities to complete. The leader of our team was a considered as an implementer as he transformed the team's thoughts and concepts into actionable plans and strategies. He was a typical disciplined, and self-controlling person who could put his own interests aside to concentrate on the necessities of a group. Our team's leader was extremely organized and worked in a structured and efficient manner. He enjoyed maintaining order and structuring the overall team environment. He took abstract thoughts and turned them into concrete plans, and he was the pillar of our group. Furthermore, our team leader was a specialist because he has significant experience as he has previously participated in several events of the bank in coordination with event organizing companies. His role on the team was to be a specialist in the area, and he dedicated himself completely to it and he only pitched in when a task called for his skill. As previously indicated, team members have additional responsibilities in addition to their primary responsibilities. One of our team members, who was in charge of seat arrangement, was also in charge of ensuring that the project was finished properly. He was Completer who made sure that there were no flaws, and he paid close attention to the smallest of details. He was really worried about the time frame and encouraged the group to accomplish the project effectively on time. He did quality assurance at various periods of the project so that we could improve and cover the team's inefficiencies in future events. Another role which played by one of the photographers of our team was team worker. She helped and ensured that team members collaborated successfully. She was our group's mediator, and she was versatile, smart, and insightful. In addition to that, she was also highly accomplished in her own right, but she emphasized teamwork and encouraged other members be together. Ethics of the team The team created a good environment of teamwork by developing suitable perceptions among staff members. Every team member knew what to anticipate from one another and from the group as a whole, which aided us in creating a successful functioning environment. We were able to form a relationship based on our awareness of the perceptions, which enabled us to create effective team experience. As an ethical leader, our leader inspired and motivated all team members to a higher level of honesty and responsibility. The team leader dramatically enhanced all members' effectiveness by maintaining the team 's morale high. The objectives of our team were kept in mind without deviating ethical standards. With the bank's ethics as a guiding philosophy, team members made many decisions in much less time, and this increased the effectiveness and overall members morale. Members of the team fulfilled their tasks in an honest and professional manner and as a result, the entire team benefited. To maintain a favorable image, our team committed to act on an ethical framework in terms of member behavior and respecting the environment which is surrounding. Effectiveness of AL Tawasul team The team was highly effective, and as a result of its success, Sohar International Bank decided to adopt the team's concept at all of its future events. The team's aims were fully defined, and the members of the team accepted all of the tasks that were needed to reach the aim. Many discussions have taken place, and all participants have participated to the conversation and decision-making process. Furthermore, all team members contributed their ideas in order to improve the finest one that can assist the team's goal. When there was a disagreement, the group was at ease with it and did not display any conflict because there was a constructive communication amongst each other which boosted the team's efficiency in completing goals and objectives of the team. Conclusion It is essential to develop an environment that encourages teamwork among coworkers and team members for a company or team to run efficiently and fulfill its goals. Organizations can benefit from teamwork if they have qualified leadership and supervision, as well as suitable training. Team members' skills and abilities are vital while forming teams in order to achieve the organization's shared objectives Teams can demonstrate high productivity yet, if they are not properly managed, they can have negative impacts and will not be effective. Name: Description: ...
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