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Ch 8: Team Building & Development in Hospitality

About This Chapter

Hospitality employers should make sure that their employees understand the role of team building and development in the hospitality field. These lessons will go over key topics on hospitality team-building employees will need to know.

Team Building & Development in Hospitality - Chapter Summary

Prepare your employees for entering a hospitality management career by having them review the lessons included in this chapter. Each of these lessons will cover essential topics related to the significance of, and methods for, building and managing teams in the hospitality field. Employees can go over these lessons to learn about topics such as:

  • The definition and analysis of the work team
  • The importance of team building in hospitality
  • The qualities and examples of effective teams
  • Business group decision-making techniques
  • How to launch an effective workplace team
  • Team development stages

Each lesson is taught by an experienced instructor who will share his or her expertise with your employees in relation to these particular areas. The chapter also offer you helpful practice quizzes that will allow employees to make sure that they understand each of the topics covered in the chapter.

How It Helps

  • Defines concepts: These lessons will provide employees with comprehensive overviews of concepts needed to effectively develop teams in the hospitality profession.
  • Provides examples: By offering helpful examples of the team-building concepts discussed in the chapter, these lessons will allow employees to more easily understand and implement these strategies when working with teams on their own.
  • Teaches techniques: Employees can review these lessons to get helpful techniques for building and developing teams in their own hospitality careers.

Skills Covered

Once employees have completed each of these lessons, they will be able to:

  • Analyze the fundamentals of work teams in contemporary business
  • Recognize the characteristics of effective work teams
  • Implement good decision-making in groups
  • Develop successful teams in your own workplace

7 Lessons in Chapter 8: Team Building & Development in Hospitality
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The Work Team in Contemporary Business: Definition & Analysis

1. The Work Team in Contemporary Business: Definition & Analysis

Contemporary business has thrived with the use of work teams in creating products, solving problems and developing alternatives. There are many ways that work teams add to the productivity and success of a company.

The Importance of Team Building in the Hospitality Industry

2. The Importance of Team Building in the Hospitality Industry

Team building is more important than ever in the hospitality industry. This lesson describes four types of teams and discusses why team building is important in the hospitality industry.

Characteristics of Effective Teams: Examples and Qualities

3. Characteristics of Effective Teams: Examples and Qualities

Effective teams can contribute heavily to the success of an organization. This lesson explores the key characteristics that make teams effective in the business world. You'll see an example of each characteristic and learn about underlying, supportive aspects of effectiveness.

Techniques for Group Decision-Making in Business

4. Techniques for Group Decision-Making in Business

Group decision-making is where a group of individuals are brought together in hopes of determining a solution to a problem. The three types of group decision making are nominal, Delphi technique and brainstorming.

Launching a Successful Team in the Workplace

5. Launching a Successful Team in the Workplace

In this lesson, we'll learn about launching successful teams in the workplace. Teamwork is very important in the business world and can drive the success of a company.

The Stages of Team Development

6. The Stages of Team Development

You've noticed that many companies are moving toward working in teams. How do they do it? What does it entail? This lesson explains what to expect from team development and how to work through each stage.

Self-Directed Teams: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

7. Self-Directed Teams: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

There are many types of teams found in different business organizations. In this lesson, learn about the advantages and disadvantages of self-directed teams.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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