CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Team culture understand it, develop it

Ever wondered why some teams just seem to work and others hit the rocks?  When things don’t work, it is obvious to all and it often has a profound effect on the people involved, as well as the team’s goals to be achieved.

A useful way to think about teams is to consider the two roles every person plays in a working group: a functional role, based on their formal qualifications and technical skill, and a psychological role, based on the kind of person they are. Too often, organisations’ focus merely on the functional role and hope that good team performance somehow follows.

So while you might think your work team is dysfunctional perhaps it’s a lack of understanding regarding how team culture emerges – and that is something that can be addressed

This workshop asks us to consider what might initially be thought of as a team’s weakness or threat is actually its greatest asset.



Suitable Applicants

Open to all staff employed within Central Adelaide Local Health Network in the first instance.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify influences on effective team work
  • Identify our preferred styles of working with others
  • Use our strengths AND weaknesses as a strategy to create more effective teams


Venue: Royal Adelaide Hospital

Time:  0900-1200




 Tuesday 19 May 2020


  04 May 2020

 Tuesday 30 June 2020


  15 June 2020

Prior to submitting your application, please ensure your application has been approved by your Manager (if attending in work time).

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Program Coordinator

For further information contact: Douglas Blazely, Learning & Development Consultant

Royal Adelaide Hospital 7074 3768