Collaboration & Teamwork Competency

Behavioral Indicators

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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

Online Training

Developmental Activities

  • 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.

Resource Documents

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