The ingredients and benefits of great office dynamics

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The ingredients and benefits of great office dynamics

Rotherwood have recently been expanding and now behold a fantastic working environment and great office dynamics. Here is why:

According to Belbin’s Theory it takes a number of factors to create the recipe for great office dynamics. As an employer, ask yourself if your staff force have the following traits and if not, should they?

  • Team workers – “Help the team to gel, using their versatility to identify the work required and complete it on behalf of the team.”
  • Researchers – “They provide inside knowledge on the opposition and made sure that the team’s idea will carry to the outside world.”
  • Co-coordinators – “Needed to focus on the team’s objectives, draw out team members and delegate work appropriately.”
  • Problem solvers – “Tend to be highly creative and good at solving problems in unconventional ways.”
  • Specialists – “Brings in-depth knowledge of a key area to the team.”
  • Shapers – “Provide the necessary drive to ensure that the team keep moving and do not lose focus or momentum.”
  • Doers -“Needed to plan a workable strategy and carry it out as efficiently as possible.”
  • Monitors – “Provides a logical eye, making impartial judgements where required and weighs up the team’s options in a dispassionate way.”
  • Trackers – “Most effectively used at the end of tasks to polish and scrutinise the work for errors, subjecting it to the highest standards of quality control.”

Find out more about Belbin’s Theory

Having a dynamic work force will contribute to a number of things that will improve business development and having the ability to work productively with other team members is a success within itself. Once you have your diverse work force you will start to notice the benefits come with ease;

More communication

You may not have noticed the lack of communication within your company until it actually started happening! Communication is vital to the successful running of a business.

Higher morale

Teamwork usually allows employees to take on more responsibility and generally get excited about work and new projects, which results in improved morale. It gives people more meaning and pride for their work and company. Team members will want to see results from their input to the project.

Greater flexibility/better results

Lets face it. Sometimes, certain people are better at something than others – why not let that person do what they are good at? That’s teamwork! It will free up time for team members to focus and problems will be solved quicker and more conveniently.

Increased Innovation

Along with boosting morale, teamwork will generate excitement which will generate new ideas and excellent results. Teamwork can be the cause of success and once people have the ability to work as one – there is no stopping!