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Understanding of the necessity and value of teamwork; ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Explains the importance of a cohesive work effort.

Identifies characteristics of good teamwork.

Names primary and ancillary members of own team.

Describes team mission and objectives.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Explains own role and responsibility within team.

Describes team mission and objectives in the context of results to be achieved.

Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members.

Actively participates in team meetings.

Shares information, knowledge, and experiences openly and proactively.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Works with a wide range of teams across various issues, locations, and time zones.

Develops an effective working relationship with each team member.

Shows respect for differences and diversity.

Identifies and addresses potential problems or issues within the team.

Earns trust, respect and loyalty of team members.

Coordinates roles, responsibilities and interdependencies of all team members.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Promotes focus on team accomplishments, sharing credit.

Evaluates individual and team effectiveness; recommends or makes improvements.

Monitors individual and team morale; intervenes appropriately.

Maintains high levels of enthusiasm and energy under difficult or adverse situation.

Influences the process of determining team strategy and policy.

Champions value of teams in accomplishing organizational goals.

Interview Questions

  • How do you develop effective working relationships with each member of your team?
  • What would you do if a team member was not doing his or her share of the work in an assignment?
  • Tell me about a time you had to work on a team with diverse working styles.

Titles with Shared Competencies