Behavioral indicators of Collaboration & Teamwork include:
- Promotes cooperation, collaboration and flexibility in working with others.
- Contributes as a team member.
- Manages conflict.
For rating definitions and behavioral examples of the Collaboration & Teamwork behavioral competency in the Non-Faculty Performance Evaluation, please refer to the Performance Evaluation - Competencies and Ratings Overview.
- Training & development
The following are recommended trainings and activities designed to enhance competency-related knowledge, skills and/or abilities.
Instructor Led Training
- Interpersonal Communication Skills
- Conflict Management Skills in the Workplace
- Bridging the Gap: The Multigenerational Workplace
- Fostering Respect in a Diverse Workplace
- Developing Cultural Competence in the Workplace
- Assertiveness Training
- Group Leadership Forum (GLF)
- Join a team led by a skilled team leader.
- Volunteer to lead a team.
- Work on collaborative projects with co-workers.
- Actively participate in department meetings.
- Proactively seek ways to support co-workers.
- Coaching suggestions
The following are recommended strategies a supervisor can utilize to support an employee’s competency development.
- Model appropriate behavior by enlisting everyone’s active participation.
- Recognize and reward those behaviors that contribute to teamwork.
- Provide constructive feedback to employee on his or her behavior and how it contributes to or hinders teamwork.
- Help employee get onto a team led by a skilled team leader.
- Recommend employee to lead a project and provide coaching.
- Be available to discuss what is happening on his/her team and provide suggestions and/or feedback.
- Model appropriate behavior by encouraging discussion in department meetings and productively managing conflict in the work unit.
- Incorporate team building activities for department employees.
- Definitions of "Team"
- Characteristics of High Performing Teams
- Team Charter Template
- Team Member Roles
Links and External Resources