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Learn and Analyse theconcepts of workingwith others in abusiness environment
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3a) Describe in detail the sector in which the organisation operates.......................................3b) Describe in detail the main responsibilities for your role in the organisation...................4c) Comparison of the responsibilities with the colleagues responsibilities............................4TASK 2............................................................................................................................................5a) Meaning of 'team dynamics'...............................................................................................5b) Comparison of benefits of working alone to working with others.....................................5c) Detailed skills audit for self and other members in the team.............................................6d) Suggest the ways in which you can work together to make use of individual strengths...7e) Making best use of individual strengths.............................................................................7f) Initiative in providing support to others.............................................................................7TASK 3............................................................................................................................................7a) Benefits of giving and receiving feedbacks.......................................................................7b) Feedback to others on achievements of objectives............................................................8c) A formal letter for responding on the feedback.................................................................8d) SMART plan to improve team performance.....................................................................9TASK 4............................................................................................................................................9a) Possible sources of conflict within a team.........................................................................9b) Ways to resolve conflicts in a team..................................................................................10c) Most appropriate method to resolve a specific conflict...................................................11d) Ways of preventing conflicts from occurring..................................................................11CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................1REFERENCES................................................................................................................................2.........................................................................................................................................................2
INTRODUCTIONBusiness environment is the combination of various factors that can be internal andexternal which has influence on their operations. It helps the business in identifying theopportunities on the basis of resources held by the organisation and the threats that will havenegative impact on the organisation. To have an understanding of the working of the individualand the team in different departments, functions is necessary for the employees as it regulatestheir behaviour and thus the organisational culture. This report is related to the educational sectorin which the concepts of working with others are considered. For this report the institution that isconsidered is Kingston University London in which various responsibilities of employees,teamwork, individual work, the benefits of giving and receiving feedbacks are studied. Also itincludes plans to improve the performance of the team, sources of conflicts and the ways toresolve them.TASK 1a) Describe in detail the sector in which the organisation operatesKingston University is situated in London, it offers various undergraduate andpostgraduate courses to various local and international students. They have been recognised astop university that offers quality education to the students along with various opportunities fortheir overall development which improves the capabilities of the students to compete against theother students.This institution belongs to education sector whose primary motive is to impart knowledgeto the children and young people. The education system in UK has been classified into four parts,that are primary education, secondary education, further and higher education. The educationsector of the country has been classified into four stages on the basis of which their level ofeducation has been decided. Students and children are provided certificated when they move onto the next stage. Along with the basic education various vocational and technical programs hasbeen launched by the government to develop a variety of skills in their students. Variousregulators have been working in UK to monitor the different levels of institution(Raziq andMaulabakhsh, 2015).
b) Describe in detail the main responsibilities for your role in the organisationI have been working as an Assistant academic in Kingston University where I havevarious responsibilities that are related to the academics processes in the institution. Some of theresponsibilities are :to provide assistance to the team of academic counselling in their routine tasksto assist the dean of the Kingston University in planning and preparing various academicprograms for different courses offered by the institution, also the scheduling of theacademic programs are my responsibilityto manage and maintain the stock of the books, journals and other necessary documentsto procure and manage the material and supplies required in the organisationto integrate various practices and the methodologies in the techniques of the teaching inthe institution which will help them to offer the quality education to their studentsthe major responsibility is to prepare the academic reports and records of the courses thatthey are offering which are required by the faculty and the management of the institution(Kakabadse and Bank, 2018).c) Comparison of the responsibilities with the colleagues responsibilitiesResponsibilities that I have to undertake are more in comparison to others working in theorganisation as :all the academic records are to be prepared by the assistant academic which should bethe responsibility of the assistant administrator whereas they maintain the records relatedto the financial aspectsto manage and maintain the inventory of the books and journal which are demanded bythe faculty is the responsibility of assistant academic while the librarian is responsiblefor all other books and study materialit is the responsibility of the assistant academic to plan and schedule the academicprograms and then pass it to the marketing team who will then prepare their strategies tomarket them regarding various courses offered by their universities(Munir, 2017).assistant academic is responsible to provide assistance to the counselling team regardingthe changes that they have introduced in their existing programs etc. while the counsellorwill target the students who can be enrolled in the university
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