Complete the following individually or in a group (as applicable to the specific activity and the assessment environment):
- Two members of the management team have resigned. Due to a crash in the financial markets, consumer spending has decreased so, to cut costs, senior management will only replace one manager. Instead, your job will be spread to include two more teams. Up until this stage, you have always used the participative decision-making process but now, time constraints and other pressures have given you no choice but to introduce consensus decision-making to your teams.
a) How do you think teams should be trained?
b) Why have you chosen this approach?
c) Do not limit yourself to the methods found in the learner guide.
- Do you believe that, once a coach is allocated, your responsibility for the
decisions of the team disappears? Why?
a) Should you give your team support?
b) Why? Why not?
c) Give at least three examples and
d) What impact that they make on the team.