Culture | How to Make Team Decisions

Understand how collaborating with your team to make decisions can drive motivation and innovation
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 30 mins
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  • Languages English
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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Culture is not so easily defined. We think about culture as the mix of ingredients to get a recipe right. How to make team decisions with Learoy Tonight will provide you with the skills and knowledge to understand what drives culture and what you can do to create and foster the one that's right for you.

As a leader, aren't you sick of being the one making all the decisions? Well, there's a clear reason why this is still happening and it's staring you right in the face every time you look in the mirror.

Collaborating with your team to make decisions comes with many rewards. Not only does it drive motivation through a sense of empowerment and ownership, it also builds team cohesion, drives innovation, oh, and did I mention relieves personal burdens as well?

Each lecture in this course has been carefully selected for you to explore how to implement relevant and meaningful strategies to support you as a leader and culture driver now and in the future.

This course will provide you with many tips and tricks you can utilize inside and out of your workplace, it will encourage and motivate you to really understand and support the environment you're trying to create.

Learoy Tonight is a fresh business with interesting and modern ideas towards education. Many people take part in creating these courses – from subject matter experts, to researchers and designers – to ensure you are provided with the best learning experience and the most up to date information. We are excited about education and want to give you the opportunity to be the best you can be.

This course will take you approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete and will cover ways you can make effective decisions. Our content will give you the opportunity to listen to experts and understand relevant models for you to use on your journey to a strong team culture. This will be an experience to enjoy with a collection of videos, interviews and engaging imagery throughout our presentations.

This course is a small section of our Culture: In the Mix journey. If you would like to really challenge yourself, join us for the entire culture building experience.

What are you waiting for? Start tonight, be on your way to amazing culture tomorrow.

What are the requirements?

  • A keen readiness to learn and put it into practice
  • Access to a computer, tablet or iPad
  • Headphones or speakers to listen to videos

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Manage the challenges of team decision making
  • Identify and avoid decision making traps
  • Understand how actions are driven by assumptions
  • Question assumptions to avoid poor judgement

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone looking to boost their skills as a leader
  • Anyone with an interest in driving strong business and team culture
  • Anyone looking to develop their workplace into an environment where people want to be
  • Anyone with leadership or management experience, whether in a junior to middle management level or those who wish to move into a middle/senior management role
  • Anyone from a small, medium or large organisation

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to how to Make Team Decisions
00:53

What's it all about?

Section 2: The Challenges of Team Decision Making
02:00

Making decisions as a team can be a real challenge. Let's explore what you need to prepare for when getting everyone involved in them.

04:01

Here we will look at 6 tips on making better decisions based on an article by Mike Myatt.

References and Further Reading -

  • Myatt, M 2012, '6 Tips for Making Better Decisions', 28 March 2012, forbes.com, viewed 9 April 2015. (see external resources)
6 pages

Check out this dispute between David Thorne and his neighbour in 2012, and consider it in relation to the Q&A located under downloadable resources.

Section 3: Decision Making Traps
04:56

Check out the traps you should try to avoid when making decisions with your team.

02:45

Let's take a look at 'Groupthink' and when it can occur, here we will explain behaviours to to look out for.

For more information, check out external resources for a video on Group Think from Nat Geo Wild.

2 pages

Here we will look at some reasons which was cause Groupthink.

Section 4: How Assumptions Cloud Judgement
03:17

The Ladder of Inference shows us how our assumptions drive our actions. What does this mean for our actions when we make the wrong assumptions? Let's find out.

1 page

Take a look at the article in the resources tab to discover how Netflix lost 800,000 subscribers because of a decision that was not customer-centric.

Section 5: In the Real World
3 pages

Here we will take a look at Big Spaceship, a successful business that encourages the expression of ideas and originality.

Check out external resources for the link to the Big Spaceship website and get to know more, by reading Big Spaceship's employee manual and watching a video on 'Workspace, Big Spaceship, Digital Creative'.


References -

  • Big Spaceship. 2015. 'Careers', bigspaceship.com, viewed 28 April 2015. (see external resources)
Section 6: Congratulations! You now know how to Make Team Decisions
00:34

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Instructor Biography

Learoy Tonight, Bite Size Learning

Learoy believes that an investment in education is an investment in your future business. Learoy has a driving passion for outcomes, business return and creating engaging learning experiences.

Learoy Tonight is essentially bite size learning, it's all about learning that little bit now and implementing those new skills and knowledge in the workplace tomorrow.

Learoy isn't your typical education company. It's a forward-thinking, digital business that's leading the way. We've done the research and we're driving results through education. You'll see.

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