Team Building & Team Communication for Supervisors

  • Classroom

It seems like we are not working in a 24-hour a day world anymore, but a 72-hour a day world. Stress is high, public agency employees are often being asked to do more with less, and the pace of life and work makes it easy for people to get on each other’s nerves. Getting along at work means we must cooperate. This training provides tools for employees, supervisors, departments, and work teams to collaborate, communicate, and know when and how to give each other feedback, support, and praise. We all play a part in excellent service to each other, to our departments, and our taxpayers. In tough economic times, it can be hard to feel motivated to do more with less and at a faster pace than ever before. This session offers employees and supervisors hope, motivation, new ideas, and tools for working more effectively in our current environment.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email,, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. 


Topics Covered

  • How to Practice Good Social Intelligence at Work
  • How and Why to Set Team Ground Rules
  • How to Minimize The Impact of Cubicle Wars, Office Gossip, and Bad Feelings 
  • How to Give and Get Feedback and Praise from Co-Workers
  • How to Recognize and Set Better Workplace Boundaries
  • How to Go Back to Treating Each Other as Important Internal Customers
  • Understanding the Moments of Truth Best Practices For Better Customer Service
  • Using Team Tools: The Personal Motto, The First Bite of The Apple, and The Traffic Lights
  • The PIN Technique:  What Is Positive - Interesting - Negative About Any New Idea?


4 hours


Best Practices


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Supervisors And Managers