Emerging Leaders Program

Emerging Leaders

ICLD 4.4 Team and Organization Development Skills: Discussion Board

Instructor: Dr. Mitch
  1. Post a new discussion related to the topics covered in this module.  Your post needs to provide specific lessons learned with examples from this module helping you enhance your leadership capacity at work.
  2. After posting your discussion, review posts provided by other students in the class and reply to at least one of them. 


  • As a leader or member of a team, developing strong team and organization development skills is crucial to achieving success. Some of these skills include informal and formal assessments, problem management facilitation, readiness checking, value and vision alignment, and consensus building around mission and purpose.

    In addition to these foundational skills, it’s also essential to have expertise in strategic consensus building, implementation planning, and team performance analysis. Continuous learning for continuous improvement is also crucial, as is building accountability across the team.

    Overall, developing these skills requires a combination of experience, training, and ongoing practice. Investing in these areas helps ensure your team is well-equipped to navigate challenges, achieve their goals, and continually improve over time.

    • In today’s highly competitive and dynamic business environment, having a team with strong team and organization development skills is critical to achieving success. Along with the foundational skills mentioned above, leaders and team members should also focus on developing their emotional intelligence, communication skills, and conflict-resolution abilities. These skills are vital in building a positive work culture, enhancing team collaboration, and fostering innovation. Additionally, leveraging technology to streamline team processes and automate routine tasks can save valuable time for more strategic activities. Organizations and teams can continuously develop these skills and leverage technology to achieve higher productivity, innovation, and success.

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