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Ch 2: New Teams & Team Members

About This Chapter

Help supervisors navigate new teams, team members and the managerial responsibilities associated with each by utilizing our informative corporate training chapter. Related subjects are outlined in a series of professionally created and mobile-friendly lessons that are accessible 24/7.

New Teams & Team Members - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll find information about new teams and team members designed specifically for supervisors. Use this corporate training chapter to provide the supervisors in your organization with information about building a team as a first-time manager, taking over an existing team, and selecting and attracting qualified team members. These self-paced lessons can be watched 24 hours a day on smartphones, laptops, tablets and computers.

How It Helps

  • Boosts confidence: Whether creating their own team or taking over an existing team, managers with little experience will gain confidence by reviewing the information provided here.
  • Eases transition: If your organization is going through a change, providing these lessons to your supervisors will help them more easily navigate any changes that come along.
  • Ensures strong teams: Supervisors who know how to attract and properly onboard highly qualified team members can create and sustain strong teams.

Skills Covered

Supervisors who work through this chapter should be able to:

  • Understand how to build a team as a first-time manager
  • Detail the challenges associated with taking over an existing team
  • Outline the managerial challenges caused by organizational change
  • Select, attract and onboard qualified team members

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: New Teams & Team Members
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Building Your Team as a First-Time Manager

1. Building Your Team as a First-Time Manager

This lesson will discuss steps you can take as a first-time manager to ensure you are best utilizing the skills of your team. You'll also learn to build relationships that will create a productive staff and make you look like a superstar.

Taking Over an Existing Team: Challenges & Strategies

2. Taking Over an Existing Team: Challenges & Strategies

This lesson will cover the challenges associated with taking over an existing team. It will discuss inherited employee syndrome and other obstacles you may encounter and the strategies to overcome them.

Managerial Challenges Caused by Organizational Change

3. Managerial Challenges Caused by Organizational Change

External factors and internal environmental factors are responsible for many overall organizational changes. With change, managers must plan for challenges they may face when trying to implement new ways of doing things.

Attracting, Selecting & Onboarding Qualified Team Members

4. Attracting, Selecting & Onboarding Qualified Team Members

This lesson discusses numerous aspects for finding the right team members. You'll learn how to attract them, assess them for fit, and get them up to speed.

New Employee Orientation: Function & Characteristics

5. New Employee Orientation: Function & Characteristics

The function of new employee orientation introduces a new employee to the company, its policies, the coworkers and the job itself. Its characteristics include introducing the employee to the company's culture, roles and responsibilities, job description and other important things an employee will need to know.

Designing & Managing the Orientation Process for New Team Members

6. Designing & Managing the Orientation Process for New Team Members

By designing and managing the orientation process for new team members and their teams, you can help new members understand their responsibilities and help integrate them into the team.

Practical Application: New Employee Onboarding & Orientation Checklist

7. Practical Application: New Employee Onboarding & Orientation Checklist

This checklist will help you organize new employee onboarding and orientation procedures. You can print this out to help make sure you have all of the steps in place for successful new employee procedures.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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