In today’s manufacturing environment, teaming is a critical component in all stages of production. Workers must be good team players and effective members of the team for the processes to run smoothly and efficiently. This lesson will address the characteristics of effective team leaders and members.
Distribute and discuss the following handouts: (These are behind the Teaming tab in your teacher binder or can be downloaded by clicking the link for each handout.)
Characteristics of Effective Team Members – CLICK HERE to download
Characteristics of Effective Team Leaders- CLICK HERE to download
Behaviors in a Team That…- CLICK HERE to download
Activity: EFFECTIVE Team Membership EXERCISE – pg. 3-5- CLICK HERE to download
Assign students into teams and have the students complete the exercise. Be sure to debrief and discuss the activity after the students complete the exercise.
Wrap Up Activity: Interpersonal Pattern Exercise (pgs. 3-10,11,12)- CLICK HERE to download
Prep: Make 3 copies of pg. 3-11 for each student.
Optional Activity: Problem Solving Worksheet- CLICK HERE to download
This optional activity can be used to reinforce teaming by assigning teams a problem to solve and have the team work together to create action steps to solve the problem. You can use any real world problems that students will relate to and ask them to solve them.