I started working on it, but did not complete it. This assignment ties into 2 previous assignments that I completed. I will send them completed once I pay.
Team Planning Worksheet
PART 1: Review the business problem and team member profiles within the Team Planning Activity. Then fill in the charts below to select the team members for the problem-solving team, create a team communication plan, and answer the questions about delegating responsibilities and resolving conflict.
PART 2: Select three members to be part of the team and give the rationale for each of your decisions. Don’t forget to include the 4th team member assigned by your manager.
Explain the reasons for including this specific functional area in an organizational team
in terms of the advantages offered.
What role would this individual fill on the team?
Example: Owen Davidson
Example: Distribution, Truck Driver
Example: It is essential to get the perspective of the Operations functional area and ensure the supply chain team is involved in the problem-solving since they will be the ones that will have to implement the solution.
Example: Owen is known as a team player, and because of all his connections, he will be the team’s information gatherer.
Team Member 1:
Hit target sales goals by managing the sales team. Managing recruiting, coaching and monitors the performance of sales representatives.
Jim is known to have a track record of exceptional sales team leadership. He sets goals for the sales department and helps them achieve it.
Team Member 2:
Zig will fill the role as the accountant of the project because of his past perfermance last year which saved the company over $200,000.
Team Member 3:
Human Resource Manager
Napoleón is known to seek and find the best talent within the organization.
Assigned Team Member 4:
PART 3: Create a communication plan that includes recommendations for how the team will connect daily, weekly, and over the course of the project. Include innovative, reliable technology strategies where possible. Use proper spelling and grammar. Your plan should be 1–2 paragraphs.
PART 4: Solving the Business Problem and Delegating Tasks
The logistics function (warehousing, trucking, inventory, etc.) is having a problem with channels of distribution. Some customers have recently complained that their orders are delayed 2-3 weeks, while others have praised the company for delivering the orders in advance. It will require a cross-functional team to study and problem-solve the situation.
List the steps to solve the distribution problem and then select team members who could be responsible for the task based on their business skills and soft skills.
List business skills from their function
Describe effective team characteristics and explain how those characteristics would support a team effort
Identify and define the problem, gather information
Example: List members and their work-related strengths that will help define the problem.
Example: Owen—knowledge of inventory from the trucking perspective, understands the delivery schedule problems.
List soft skills that will help accomplish this task.
Example: Owen—understands the problem from the customer’s perspective from delivery problems. He is a team player and can see all sides of a problem.
PART 5: Conflict Resolution
Describe strategies that will be used to avoid and resolve conflicts between members of the team.
- Also consider the consequences of not addressing the conflict.
Use proper spelling and grammar. Your response should be 1–2 paragraphs.
PART 6: Conclusion
Summarize how your plan will result in an effective team that will contribute to organizational success. Use proper spelling and grammar. Your summary should be 1–2 paragraphs.