‘Having the right people in the right seats on the bus’ – TMS Profiling at Work

Having the right people in the right seats on the bus – TMS Profiling at Work

In a Business Review Weekly edition (BRW May 5 – 11, 2011 page 14), Michael Sherlock, co-founder of Brumby’s Bakeries explained how profiling and feedback improved the Executive Team’s performance.

This Executive Team completed the Team Management Systems (TMS) ‘Types of Work’ and ‘Team Performance’ Profiles with feedback being provided via a 5000 word report (detailing leadership strengths, decision-making approaches, interpersonal skills and preferred team roles & work preferences) along with a team workshop day lead by an accredited facilitator.

Sherlock stated that significant practical value was gleaned from the report and facilitator activities including:

– Understanding an individual’s preferred communication style and how to optimize understanding through specific behavioural communication strategies;
– Discussion around the different individual work and communication style preferences and agreement around effective communication strategies (that have led to improved team harmony); and
– Identifying each individual’s strengths and work preferences and how these lent themselves to specific tasks required of different roles within a team.

Sherlock gives credit to the TMS profiling and team day as helping to create a better culture within the Executive Team and therefore the workplace, supporting better retention of team members and accelerating business growth because they now have ‘the right people in the right seats on the bus’.

If you would like to know more about TMS profiling and team workshops – contact Workplace Harmony Solutions today. Our accredited practitioners welcome discussion with you and are keen to bring the same results and successes to your workplace teams and the business you work in.

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About the Author

Catherine Gillespie brings a wealth of skill to her clients. With particular expertise in teaching communication and workplace conflict resolution skills, Catherine has made a marked difference to the organisations she has worked with. She empowers teams and managers to adopt constructive styles that support harmony, productivity and progress in the workplace.