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Clever or Specialist Teams

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Transcript of Clever or Specialist Teams

Team Members - Team 3
H.P. G. Sameera Sampath MS15 9078 44
E. D. K. Ranasinghe MS15 9079 12
I.K.P Manoj Asela MS15 9080 70
J.M. Iresh Bandara MS15 9098 24

What is a team?
Clever teams.
Clever people.
Identifying clever people.
Importance of a clever team.
How to form a clever team?
How to manage a clever team?
What is a Team?
A group of people with a full set of complementary skills required to complete a task, job, or project.
Clever Teams
An organization forms several types of clever teams to achieve different set of goals. Their functionality differs according to the target they are set on.

1. Techie Teams
2. Creative Teams
3. Professional Teams
4. Problem-solving Teams
5. Strategy Teams
6. Top Teams

All of these teams cannot succeed without a one individual. That is a
“Clever Person”.

Clever People
“Clever people are highly talented individuals with the potential to create disproportionate amounts of value from the resources that the organization makes available to them”.
Importance of a Clever Team.

Adjust quickly to any situation.
Gain high efficiency.
Improve effectiveness.
Utilize from the available resources.

How to Form a Clever Team?
Skills are not a priority when hiring.
Limit the team members.
Play to peoples strengths.
Find an analytical thinker.
Embrace self interest.
Diversity brings Innovation.

Clever or Specialist Teams
MSc in Enterprise Application Development
Study Skills for Professionals
Team 3

Composition of a Clever Team
Clever people - High IQ
Clever Team Can...
Identifying Clever People
1. Their cleverness is central to their identity.
2. Their skills are not easily replicated .
3. They know their worth.
4. They ask difficult questions.
5. They are organizationally savvy.
6. They are not impressed by corporate hierarchy.
7. They expect instant access.
8. They want to be connected to other clever people.

How to Manage a Clever Team
The top priority for team managers is

No matter how skilled you are, there's only so much that you can achieve working on your own. With a clever team behind you, you can achieve so much more

Why Manage?
How to manage a clever team
clever or specialist team members often lack interpersonal skills. They usually tend to complete the work on their own.

"Despite the members potential talent rich teams are not always world concurring, problem solving record braking triumphs. They often screw up" (Goffee and Jones, 2009)
How Managing a clever team is different from managing a normal team?
How to manage a clever team
Clever teams or specialist teams require a
confident resourceful leader
to identify the conflicts and to resolve them

Clever team leaders must have a
tool kit
of their own to manage and guide these members towards team working.
Leader’s role in managing a specialist team
A clever person can make a significant difference to the performance of a team.

It is important to identify the clever people in an organization as they can be the key to accomplishing greater goals.

having a clever team in an organization will lead to success.

When forming a clever team, it’s vital to identify the correct composition.

Clever team leaders must have a tool kit of their own to manage and guide these members towards team working.
BUNIO, T. (2015). [Blog] Available at: http://blog.protegra.com/2011/05/23/clever-teams-and-clever-team-members/ [Accessed 1 Aug. 2015].

Eyre, E. (2015). Team Management Skills: The Core Skills Needed to Manage Your Team. [online] Mindtools.com. Available at: http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMM_92.htm [Accessed 31 Jul. 2015].

Goffee, R. and Jones, G. (2009). Clever. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business Press, pp.66-88.

MS15 9078 44 : Sameera Sampath
MS15 9078 44 : Sameera Sampath
MS15 9078 44 : Sameera Sampath
MS15 9078 44 : Sameera Sampath
MS15 9078 44 : Sameera Sampath
MS15 9078 44 : Sameera Sampath
MS15 9079 12 : Kosala Ranasinghe
MS15 9078 44 : Manoj Ashela
MS15 9078 44 : Iresh Bandara
MS15 909824 : Iresh Bandara
MS15 909824 : Iresh Bandara
MS15 909824 : Iresh Bandara
MS15 909824 : Iresh Bandara
Importance of a Clever Team.
MS15 9079 12 : Kosala Ranasinghe
(Goffee and Jones, 2009, p.3)
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