1. Your team members have difficulty overcoming the excuses and tactics of the supplier when convincing them to improve their materials/product quality.
2. It takes too long for your team members to get to an agreement or start the work as planned. Your team members do not get the same kind of support or openness from other parties compared to when you deal with them directly.
3. When there are problems or mistakes on the job, your team members have difficulty gaining the cooperation of other parties and situations often evolve into conflicts quickly.
4. Your team members have difficulty giving and receiving feedback about the work. They are easily defensive, and instead, tend to hold back information to the point that you only hear about problems when it’s “too late” and they pass an even bigger problem to you.
5. There are teamwork-related problems, such as lack of consideration, blaming, avoidance of responsibility, agreements not being met, and lack of trust.
6. Team members are not strong enough, or not growing quickly enough, in terms of their ability to persuade, convince, show more confidence, proactive thinking and leadership potential.