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Creating teams with an edge: the complete skill set to build powerful and influential teams

Series: Harvard business essentials Publisher: Harvard Business School Press, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 169 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 159139290XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print HD6958 .T4 C74 2004
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Creating Teams with an Edge The Complete Skill Set to Build Powerful and Influential Teams Contents Introduction What's Ahead xi xiv 1 Team Concepts Understand These First Why Teams? Do You Really Need a Team? Benefits and Costs Making the "Team Versus No-Team" Decision Summing Up 1 5 7 7 8 10 2 Essentials for an Effective Team The Foundation of Success Competence A Clear, Common Goal--With Performance Metrics Commitment to a Common Goal Every Member Contributes--Every Member Benefits A Supportive Environment Alignment Summing Up 13 14 15 17 20 21 22 24 3 Forming the Team The Crew and Its Charter Team Sponsor Team Leader Team Members 25 27 29 31 vi Facilitator The Team Charter Contents 39 39 42 43 Aligning Behavior Through Rewards Summing Up 4 Getting Off on the Right Foot Important First Steps Host a Launch Meeting Decide About Decisions Plan and Schedule the Work Define the Measures of Success Develop a Budget Create Integrating Mechanisms Establish Norms of Behavior Summing Up 45 46 49 52 56 57 58 62 64 5 Team Management Challenges Where Leaders Matter The Leader's Role Encouraging Team Identity Guarding Against Groupthink Managing Team Creativity Managing Conflict Summing Up 67 68 76 80 82 86 89 6 Operating As a Team Putting Ideas to Work Keeping an Eye on Team Processes Winning One Bite at a Time Supporting Team Learning Evaluating Performance Summing Up 91 92 98 100 103 106 7 The Virtual Team A Collaborative Challenge Benefits and Challenges Virtual Team Technology 107 108 109 Contents Managing the Virtual Team Coaching the TeamYou Can't See Summing Up 8 Becoming a Team Player vii 117 122 124 127 Your Most Important Assignment Be Open to New Ideas Be Open to Different Ways of Working Share WhatYou Have Seek Alternatives Develop Working Relationships with People from Different Functions Look for Win-Win Solutions Only Join Teams Whose Goals You Value Highly Be a Reliable Teammate Be Results-Oriented Summing Up Appendix A: Useful Implementation Tools Appendix B: A Guide to Effective Coaching Appendix C: Team Troubleshooting Guide Notes Glossary For Further Reading Index About the Subject Adviser About the Writer 133 134 135 135 136 137 139 145 153 155 159 161 165 171 172 129 130 131 132

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