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Team Dynamics and Team Members' Roles
March 25, 2010
To be part of a team there are certain roles that need to be put in place for everyone in that particular team. Working together on a team is essential to getting a specific task completed. Task-oriented roles are team members that are committed to the task at hand. Then there are process-oriented roles were the team members are responsible for the ethics of the whole team. Being a part of a team is in day to day situations. Learning the different roles that are in a team is important to know. Knowing what category you fall in will benefit you and your future teams.
Team Members Roles
Completing a task as a team can be a beneficial way to complete a task that requires different points-of-view.
Many organizations, schools, and agencies are turning to teamwork as a way to improve productivity and produce effective results. Studies show that the sharing of responsibility in this collective process optimizes the perspective and results in establishing relationships (Stewart, Fulmer, Barrick, and Hollenbeck, 2005). The role that each team member plays is essential in the success of the tasks or projects assigned. A team member can take on task-oriented or process-oriented roles. Task oriented roles focus on the assignments and purpose of the team while process-oriented team members focus on dynamics and mannerisms (Rocine, Irwin, 1994). In addition to the role each team member plays, there are certain characteristics that all team members should encompass to make for an effective team member (Rocine, Irwin, 1994).
Task-oriented roles can be separated into...