Summary: This page below is
the process of forming a team with links for the creating the
Charter, Culture and Supportive elements. It is broken
into three session of Questions to discuss, 1.Creating the
Charter, 2.Culture, (developing a ground rule document) and
reviewing the 3. supportive items to make the team whole. Engage
with your team mates, have fun and create new views of what we
question or comment?
Questions to start:
(discuss amongst each other)
|What attributes do we need
to show a sense of responsibility for this project?
roles & Strength:
|How can I contribute to the
|Hoe can we contribute new
making the teams performance better?
cultural statements of companies you use to work with, to get an idea of the importance of your team culture.
the outcomes (Deliverables) we want for this portion
Follow the graphic flow chart below and develop your
answers to any questions or thoughts.
Charter and Cultural Statment for your
team. Review and add elements from the Supportive
section of the process. What do you want this team to do?
the Charter (purpose,
goals, roles), Culture,
(values, language, norm)).
how to deal with disagreements with your team mates.
section to see if any fit within the process.
Create a simple ground rule document by taking a few
this exstensive list;
Review the development of your ground rules for your
At the end, Do a Reflection
discussion with your team mates.
| Boxes on the right are
Dealing with disagreements in the team
to each other
|Seek understanding not agreement
|Outline the issues
|Agree to an action plan
|Insure you follow up.
Tools to use:
You can use any resource to find information ( Web,
Books, People, etc.)
and see which ones fit your team's need.
to start the dialogue.
You can work together to create your thoughts
You need to write your thoughts as a group
on your completion. What have we learned?,
Need to know more,
Understand the value of a learning community
Create a community charter and cultural statement
Written procedures and processes for a community operation
Understand the connection between a learning community and
a sports/music team
A critical premise
is respect for the opinions and ideas of
others. It is crucial to maintain the positive
chemistry of the team!
Consider The Platinum
Rule: "Treat others not as you would like to be
treated, but rather as they would like to be
treated" - Respect! The intent is to recognize
the humanity and worth of all members of the
team. All members of the team should prioritize
selflessly working together in achieving the
goal the team has set for itself
“As French Philosopher Tocqueville rightly noted, in order for the
American experiment to succeed, personal liberty
must be fiercely protected, but also
carefully balanced with a commitment to the
— The Upswing: How
America Came Together a Century Ago and How We
Can Do It Again by Robert D. Putnam
What have we learned that
we can make this better for the next Team?