Building diverse teams

DEFINITION

Inspiring, fostering, and managing a diverse, inclusive, and committed team that creates trust and pride to achieve the NAVFAC vision and mission. Facilitating cooperation and motivating team members to accomplish group goals.

Proficiency Levels

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You are able to direct work, explaining what to do and why. You treat all individuals with respect regardless of individual differences in race, gender, age, ethnicity, physical capabilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, or chosen profession.

You foster a working atmosphere conducive to collaborative efforts and mutually beneficial working relationships, regardless of individual differences. You collect input from your team.

You listen to constructive feedback and incorporate suggestions to achieve team objectives. You modify communication and behavior based on an understanding of individual differences.

You empower teams to work independently as a unit. You recognize and communicate the value of diverse perspectives. You help others increase their awareness and appreciation of individual differences.

You build a high-performance culture centered around collaboration. You foster an environment of inclusion, where diverse thoughts are freely shared, respected, and integrated.

Learning Content

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Awareness / Basic

Intermediate

Advanced / Expert

Building Effective Teams (registration required)

 

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