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Facilitating Teamwork Through Management

Managing people is not an easy task but it is a necessary task when establishing organizational effectiveness. A leader must take into account the various personality traits and characteristics of subordinates and identify each individuals' strengths and weaknesses in order to adequately delegate assignments, and to determine how the each individual works with other team members. There are some team members who are more assertive and conscientious about company objectives and goal fulfillment; some who lack initiative and wait for direction, and others who are disagreeable about the team formulation and performance process. Nevertheless, a manager is the foundational forerunner to tie all the loose ends together.

"There are a lot of different personalities, but almost every personality type will typically fall into one of these two categories: introversion and extroversion. Extroverts are gregarious, assertive, and generally seek out excitement. They enjoy human interactions and tend to lean on the talkative side. They take pleasure in activities that involve large social gatherings, such as parties, community activities, public demonstrations, and business or political groups." (Asala, 2010).

"Introverts, in contrast, are more reserved, less outgoing, and less sociable. They are not asocial. However, they tend to have a smaller group of friends relative to extroverts. Introverts tend to be low-key individuals. They are less spontaneous and more passive in social situations. They often take pleasure in solitary activities such as reading, writing, watching movies, and using computers." (Asala, 2010).

Teamwork is where collaborative minds come together, develop a unique concept, and prepare a strategic action plan to move forward by a specified deadline. Although teams are easy to formulate, the challenge is getting those teams to work together and build a relationship beneficial to an individuals' professionalism as well as enhance the team member's organizational well-being, which is where management comes in. There are several ways for a manager to facilitate team work such as:

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Managing people is not an easy task but it is a necessary task when establishing organizational effectiveness. A leader must take into account the various personality traits and characteristics of subordinates and identify each individuals' strengths and weaknesses in order to adequately delegate assignments, and to determine how the each individual works with other team members. There are some team members who are more assertive and conscientious about company objectives and goal fulfillment; some who lack initiative and wait for direction, and others who are disagreeable about the team formulation and performance process. Nevertheless, a manager is the foundational forerunner to tie all the loose ends together.

"There are a lot of different personalities, but almost every personality type will typically fall into one of these two categories: introversion and extroversion. Extroverts are gregarious, assertive, and generally seek out excitement. They enjoy human interactions and tend to lean on the talkative side. They take pleasure in activities that involve large social gatherings, such as parties, community activities, public demonstrations, and business or political groups." (Asala, 2010).

"Introverts, in contrast, are more reserved, less outgoing, and less sociable. They are not ...

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Managing people is not an easy task but it is a necessary task when establishing organizational effectiveness. A leader must take into account the various personality traits and characteristics of subordinates and identify each individuals' strengths and weaknesses in order to adequately delegate assignments, and to determine how the each individual works with other team members. There are some team members who are more assertive and conscientious about company objectives and goal fulfillment; some who lack initiative and wait for direction, and others who are disagreeable about the team formulation and performance process. Nevertheless, a manager is the foundational forerunner to tie all the loose ends together.

"There are a lot of different personalities, but almost every personality type will typically fall into one of these two categories: introversion and extroversion. Extroverts are gregarious, assertive, and generally seek out excitement. They enjoy human interactions and tend to lean on the talkative side. They take pleasure in activities that involve large social gatherings, such as parties, community activities, public demonstrations, and business or political groups." (Asala, 2010).

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