Managing team relationships
Having professional, collegial, and open relationships with their team leader, colleagues and broader team is extremely important for a staff members work health.
Included in the following tabs are questions you can consider to ensure you are fostering healthy work relationships alongside valuable resources that you can access to improve your teams work environment.
- Are staff provided with regular and timely feedback? Is regular two way feedback provided?
- Are staff regularly recognised for their work? Are you available to your staff members?
- How are you measuring staff engagement and connections?
- Does you staff member comfortably raise concerns and challenge ideas or inappropriate behaviours in the workplace?
- Do you and staff demonstrate inclusion when engaging with colleagues?
- Are complaints about bullying, harassment and discrimination address immediately in accordance with the required processes?
- Do you champion and promote health and wellbeing within your team?
Guide to giving and receiving feedback
Clear and respectful communication between you and your staff is key to forming supportive work relationships and working together effectively.
You may be interested in this guide to providing and receiving feedback in the workplace to improve and manage the communication within your team.
MyCoach for People Leaders
MyCoach is a confidential external advisory service for managers and supervisors to help lead, manage and support their team. They can help with issues such as interpersonal conflict and tension and more. Find out more by clicking here.
You can access up to six sessions for each issue you have by calling 1300 360 364. There are face-to-face, phone and LiveChat appointments available.
Workplace training available
Policies and procedures
You may want to brush up on your knowledge of Integrity and Respect policies and Diversity and Inclusion policies and procedures to familiarise yourself with what standards are in place at Monash to foster and uphold healthy work relationships.