The paper "Developing Team Performance Plans" is a great example of an assignment on management. The team is an audit team working in the quality control unit of a government sector. The team consists of three employees, the audit team leader, and two other members. The overall purpose of the team is to conduct an annual audit for all the processes in the organization which includes planning and scheduling quality audits of all organizational processes, preparations to conduct internal quality audits, reporting on quality audits, assessing the effectiveness of responsive actions in the event of non-conformance and evaluating requests for corrective action.
Each of the team members has various roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities. The team leader is in charge of establishing the overall audit strategy and planning for the team’ s activities prior to conducting the audit engagement. The responsibilities of the team leader include planning for preliminary engagement activities prior to conducting audit procedures such as ensuring acceptance and continuance of client relationships, evaluating the ethical requirements for the audit such as the independence of the audit team which includes communicating with previous auditors and establishing the audit strategy, terms of engagement and ensuring both team members and the client understand the strategy.
The team leader’ s accountabilities include establishing the overall audit strategy, developing and supervising the implementation of the audit plan, providing direction, supervision, and review of team members’ work during the audit engagement, ensuring proper documentation of the audit process, communicating with those charged with governance and management, facilitating discussion and engagements and providing support for team members. The team member’ s primary roles and responsibilities are to implement the established quality control audit strategy.
Their accountabilities making contact with the various organizational units to be audited, collecting the necessary information required for effective quality control audit, communicating to the team leader any challenges or emergent issues during the audit, and preparing the final audit report.
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