Culture | How to Support Team Culture

Understand how to create an atmosphere that has a sense of team for a diverse group of people
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • 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 support team culture 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.

If culture is about a feeling or an atmosphere then how do you create one that has a sense of a team? Whatever your mix, it's going to come with some sort of diversity; of skillset, ways of thinking, personalities, backgrounds, religions, ways doing things. Whatever it is, your culture should be able to bring them all together to work in some sort of harmony.

So, what are you all together for?

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 all of the things you need to pull together your team. 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?

  • Understand what a team is, and the different roles that individuals play
  • Identify different types of teams and the role the leader plays
  • Understand the behavioural styles that drive team behaviour
  • Understand what team dynamics are
  • Identify your impact on team dynamics
  • Identify the 5 dysfunctions of a team and strategies to overcome each one

Who 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.


Section 1: Welcome to How to Support Team Culture

Let's explore what a team really is, and how we can support a culture where the strength of the team is the sum of it's whole.

Section 2: Types of Teams

Let's take a look at some of the different team types that you might see in the modern workforce.


Let's take a look at a checklist to help you get your team right and what you need to do as a leader.

For future reference, takeaway a PDF of this checklist from the downloadable resources.

Section 3: Team Behaviours that Drive Team Performance

Understanding behavioural styles that drive team performance, means understanding how you can get the best team outcomes.


What is a team and how does each individual play a role? Let's explore how teams can really contribute to business success.


At Southwest Airlines you're not just an employee, you're a person. Here we will take a look at Southwest Airlines team philosophy.

Once you have watched this video, test your knowledge with the Southwest Airlines Q&A under downloadable resources.

For more information on the culture at Southwest Airlines, checkout the links under external resources.

References and Further Reading -

  • Gittell, J, 2003, 'The Southwest Airlines Way: Using the Power of Relationships to Achieve High Performance',, viewed 17 March 2015. (see external resources)
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Let's take a look at the Cirque De Soleil YouTube clip.


Here we will take a look at some common misperceptions about teamwork suggested by J. Richard Hackman.

References and Further Reading -

  • Hackman, R, 2011, 'Six Common Misperceptions about Teamwork', 7 June 2011,, viewed 16 March 2015. (see external resources)
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Here we will take a look at some teamwork inspiration.

Section 4: Your Team Impact

What are team dynamics? Let's take a look at the role of a leader in creating a positive dynamic.

7 pages

Let's get to know your Myers Briggs Personality Type as well as understanding 16 personality types, this might just help to figure out team dynamics, avoid pitfalls or solve problems.

Section 5: Managing Team Dysfunction

You've built your team and now you just want everyone to get along. Or do you? Let's look at the 5 dysfunctions of a team and strategies to overcome them.


Here we will help you figure out whether your team is Dynamic or Dysfunctional, before taking you through a real world example of how Southwest Airlines handle their disputes.


Let's look at some interesting strategies to fix your dysfunctional team, this is based on the work of Liane Davey.

References and Further Reading -

  • Davey, L cited in Kruse, K, 2013, '5 Ways to Fix your Dysfunctional Team', 12 November 2013,, viewed 17 March 2015. (see external resources)
Section 6: What's Your Game Plan?
3 pages

Using the information throughout this course, take a look at these scenarios and identify the particular dysfunction present, then apply a strategy to manage each scenario.

Section 7: Congratulations! You now know How to Support Team Culture

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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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