Workshop 5

Giving Employees Freedom and Responsibility within A Culture of Discipline

This two-hour workshop builds on the framework of organizational purpose and processes and describes how empowering teams and sharing knowledge increases performance and innovation. This workshop begins the discussion that tracks through Sessions 5, 6, and 7 about leaders’ responsibilities for defining, building, nurturing, and sustaining organizational culture.

Key Learning Objectives in this workshop include:

  • Differentiating between teams and groups
  • Demonstrating the effectiveness of teams versus groups
  • Defining and exercising the attributes of high-performing teams, using shared values and teamwork as a foundation
  • Clarifying the differences between entangled and engaged employees.

Topics Addressed:

  • Environmental Dynamics leaders must conquer
  • Attributes of High-performing Teams
  • Entangled versus Engaged
  • Stages of Team Development
  • Synergistic Decision-making
  • The 4Ds of Appreciative Inquiry: Discovery, dreaming, designing, and delivering
  • Connecting the Spiral of Knowledge and the 4Ds

At the end of this workshop participants will have:

  • Linked lessons from the Tasty Catering case study about creating a culture of discipline with two previous cases: Midway USA and Tarlton Corporation
  • Experienced the challenge of using shared values and purpose during an experiential team exercise
  • Defined critical attributes of high-performing teams, based on the Tasty Catering example and the in-workshop team exercise
  • Selected and prioritized two attributes of high performing teams to be added to individual Leadership Development Plans.

For this workshop, participant readings include Chapter 6 of It’s My Company Too! and a critical, classic article from a leading business journal.

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