As a team working together on a project, it’s important to establish a team agreement contract that outlines how everyone will work together. This team agreement contract is a formal document that outlines the expectations and norms of the team and helps to prevent conflicts or misunderstandings. Here’s a sample team agreement contract that you can use as a starting point for your own team agreement contract.
1. Roles and Responsibilities
a. Each team member agrees to complete their assigned tasks on time and to the best of their ability.
b. Each team member agrees to communicate promptly if they are unable to complete their assigned tasks and to work with the team to find a solution.
c. Each team member agrees to respect the roles and responsibilities of other team members and to seek clarification if they are unsure of someone else’s role.
a. Each team member agrees to communicate regularly with the team and to respond promptly to emails, messages or phone calls.
b. Each team member agrees to notify the team if they will be unavailable for an extended period.
c. Each team member agrees to communicate respectfully and professionally with each other and to avoid any offensive or derogatory language.
a. Each team member agrees to attend all scheduled team meetings.
b. Each team member agrees to inform the team if they are unable to attend a meeting and to provide input and feedback on the agenda before the meeting.
c. Each team member agrees to come prepared with any necessary materials or information and to actively participate in all team discussions.
4. Conflict Resolution
a. Each team member agrees to resolve conflicts in a respectful and professional manner.
b. Each team member agrees to seek mediation from a neutral third party if necessary.
c. Each team member agrees to maintain confidentiality during conflict resolution discussions.
a. This team agreement contract may be amended by consensus of the team members.
b. Amendments to the team agreement contract will be communicated to all team members and documented in writing.
By signing this team agreement contract, each team member agrees to abide by the terms outlined in this document and to work together to achieve the team’s objectives. Establishing a team agreement contract helps to ensure that everyone is on the same page and is committed to working collaboratively towards a common goal.