VIA® Pro Team Report
The VIA Pro Team Report is designed for anyone working with a group of individuals that would like to better understand and utilize the team’s unique constellation of character strengths to improve functioning and performance. Developed by a team of experts in the fields of organizational development and positive psychology, and led by Dr. Neal Mayerson, Chairman and Founder of the VIA Institute, the VIA Pro Team Report combines each team members’ results from the VIA Survey and offers insights into the unique dynamics of the team. It includes practical strategies for how to use the information to improve team connectedness, performance, and engagement. By providing multiple perspectives, the VIA Pro Team Report allows you to evaluate and eventually develop your team on many levels.
This new team report is complementary to the general VIA Pro report. While the VIA Pro Report dives into an individuals’ character strengths, the team report takes a collective view of how individuals’ strengths blend to create team strengths and build a strengths culture.
The cost is $15 USD per team member with a minimum of 3 (you must purchase at least 3 VIA Pro Team Member credits. For groups of two- 1 credit will remain on your account for future use). Maximum of 15 team members per team.
When purchasing VIA Team Report credits, consultants can add VIA Me Pathways Reports or VIA Pro Reports to their cart and receive a 15% discount on each.
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- Team Character Strengths Snapshot
- Character Strengths Culture
- Team’s Shared Character Strengths- Top character strengths that Individuals Share in Common
- Character Strengths Without Strong Representation
- Team’s Character Strengths Categorized by Virtue Categories
- Team’s Character Strengths Displayed Along Dimensions of the VIA Circumplex
- Strengths of Work-Life Satisfaction
- Strengths of Leadership
- Strengths Dynamics
- Aligning Team Strengths with Functions
- Employee Packets (copies of tables and graphs from the report to distribute among team members)
A narrative on the VIA Pro Team Report:
Working with other people can be exciting and rewarding or frustrating and unproductive depending on how well the group is aligned along various dimensions. Inevitably, when people come together in a group there is a variety of personalities, beliefs, and attitudes. However, if individual strengths are recognized, valued and respected the team has a chance to coalesce and ripen even in the face of other differences.
Team leaders can learn a great deal by looking at their individual team members’ character strengths. However, they can find their team’s “sweet spot” by viewing the group as a dynamic unit, understanding that it’s the interplay of those character strengths that ultimately affects the team’s successes and missteps.
When a group of people work together their unique character strengths are constantly being disclosed, regardless if the other team members recognize and appreciate those strengths. It is the responsibility of the team leader to view strengths from a wide angle and determine the best deployment for each team member’s strengths. The VIA Pro Team Report can act as a road map to help leaders navigate their team’s character strengths and then zero in on the endless possibilities for growth and improvement.
The section, Character Strengths Culture, dives into the unique tone and demeanor of the group. For instance, a group that strongly possesses the strength of creativity will function very different from a group low in creativity but high in prudence. However, the culture of the group is not only affected by the strengths present, but also the strengths that are not represented strongly by the team. Knowing the character strengths culture of your team can help you plan tasks, give feedback, and explore new ways to reach goals.
Since every individual brings a different toolbox of strengths to their team, it is important to explore instances in which individuals can express their unique strengths. The Strengths of Leadership section of the report provides an overview of the individuals in your group with the distinct strengths that can be utilized to guide the team to more effective performance.
The interaction of character strengths plays a crucial role in managing the behavior of the team and the relationships of the team members. The section, Strengths Dynamics explains key areas to examine in order to promote connectivity, avoid and resolve conflicts, and improve engagement.
Finally, the VIA Pro Team Report discuss the 7 main functions of a work team, from idea creation to implementation , and reveals which character strengths most effectively align with each function. This allows you to look at each team member’s strengths and determine which tasks they should perform in order to obtain optimal efficiency and employee satisfaction.
The VIA Pro Team Report is designed to boost team morale, improve productivity, and increase team connectivity. This report will help weak teams grow and strong teams flourish. The price is $15 USD per team member.
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