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Title: Options for development of an enhanced team culture in the NRA, using the Welsh Regional Technical Department as an example
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
The main aim of this project is to examine whether the performance of the NRA would benefit from a greater emphasis on team-work. Team-work is not universally employed, to its full potential within the NRA, although it is mentioned in many planning documents. The Regional Technical Department of the Welsh Region is used to illustrate how an enhanced team culture might be implemented in practice. Options for the use of psychometric testing in team-building are considered,' as a possible means of enhancing the effectiveness of teams. Psychometric testing is employed in the NRA, but its use is usually confined to aiding selection. The report considers various aspects of actively promoting team-work and presents a vision for an organisation based on single-function and multi-function work-teams and project teams. A possible mechanism for allowing job-rotation is described and the means by which this might improve flexibility, individual development and motivation are discussed. Implications of an enhanced team structure are considered in the areas of market testing, resource planning, performance related pay, communications and information.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: National Rivers AuthorityHuman resourcesOrganisational unitsBusiness management
Extent: 49
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