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This document will discuss the necessary steps that are needed to build an effective technology support team. In researching these steps, issues such as personalities will be discussed and how such personalities can affect the overall goal and operation of the technical staff and how the IT manager can be successful in his or her leadership role.
Building an Effective IT Team Step-by-Step
Information Technology is at the forefront of every business today, whether it is a simple website or email document to universities teaching classes online and doctors reviewing medical records all over the world in an instant. Each company has one thing in common; the IT department is the heartbeat of the company. Without it, many functions will cease to exist. Poor leadership can take the IT department to failing levels. The steps discussed will avoid the falter and focus on the positive aspects of teambuilding.
To build an effective IT department, IT manager must understand the concept of the business's needs and the politics that come along with team building. Once the manager understands the needs of the company, he or she must now put on the leader hat and use the following steps:
1. Drive the process that promotes team building.
2. Shape the performance that will best outline the team's expectations.
3. Be the team's mentor. Coach the team for success through communication and providing direction.
The IT manager knows the company's needs and now has set forth the guidelines for successful implementation. Communication is the most important step of all, as without communication the team ...
The solution discusses, Properly aligned teams can bring the IT department many successes. Poorly aligned teams can bring the IT department many problems. Lack of leadership and communication are the two key issues for teamwork and leadership roles. The steps discussed in this document will assist the IT manager in his or her role and bring the department to the level it needs to be.
Riordan Manufacturing Problem
A. Describe the situation, including the opportunities and challenges.
b. Define the problem.
c. Describe the desired future state and goals against which to evaluate alternatives.
d. Identify two to four potential solutions. At what level in the organization do these solutions address the problem? Do you need to consider other levels in the organization as well?
e. Assess the alternative solutions.
f. Complete a risk assessment.
g. Present the recommended solution and the rationale behind the recommendation.
h. Identify the expected impact and value.
i. Provide a summary of how you would approach implementing the recommended solution and measuring its effectiveness.
Be sure to incorporate key concepts from your readings where appropriate.
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