ACE TEAMS

ACE TEAMS

by Andrew Leigh
     
 

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Successful teams are Aligned, Creative and Exploring, in other words ACE Teams. This innovative book is about fast team building in a business context by using ideas adapted from the theatre. A truly enjoyable approach to team development.

All managers involved in team building, trainers and personnel managers and also employees working in teams will find ACE

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Successful teams are Aligned, Creative and Exploring, in other words ACE Teams. This innovative book is about fast team building in a business context by using ideas adapted from the theatre. A truly enjoyable approach to team development.

All managers involved in team building, trainers and personnel managers and also employees working in teams will find ACE Teams essential reading. Team building and leadership consultants, those running short courses on teams and management students interested in teams will find a wealth of new ideas and practical wisdom.

Andrew Leigh and Michael Maynard run Maynard Leigh Associates, the development and consultancy service. MLA is used by many corporations including Allied Dunbar, Sun Life, The Body Shop, Oddbins, SmithKline Beecham, Hilton Hotels, Ladbrokes, Texas Home Care, The London Stock Exchange and IBM.

Andrew Leigh was formerly a business journalist with The Observer later working as a senior manager in the public sector. His other management publications include Decisions, Decisions (1983), 20 Ways to Manage Better (1985) and Effective Change (1988,1991). Michael Maynard has led business and management workshops across the UK and in Europe, specializing in creativity, self expression, communication and team building. He has had a successful career as an actor, appearing in the theatre and on TV as well as presenting and writing programmes for radio. He leads the acclaimed Mastery course at the Actors Institute in the City of London. With his business partner Andrew Leigh he has written The Perfect Presentation (1993) and The Perfect Communication (1993). - Evening Standard, April 1993 - Personnel Today, September 1993 'The book is extremely attractively presented with jokes, stories and anecdotes - many of which appealed to me.' - Industrial & Commercial Training, February 1995

Will lift your presentation from the mediocre to the dynamic Concentrates on preparation, purpose, presence, passion and personality Extensive use of amusing and thought-provoking analogies from the worlds of entertainment and business

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A guide to creating teams in business contexts by drawing on some techniques used in theatre. Of interest to managers building teams, employees in teams, and trainers and teachers who lead short courses in team building. No index or bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750618830
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/1994
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.23(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.58(d)

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