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Companies have become increasingly complex - both geographically and operationally. Old top-down leadership styles need to be replaced with two-way communication and collaboration. Learn the specific tasks that need to be orchestrated in order to lead teams successfully in today's organizations.

Creating a High Performance Team gets right to the strategies, action steps and tools that will help you assess your organization's needs and quickly lead others to appropriate action. You'll learn how to:

Assess your teams current level of development

Make continuous improvement one of you skills as a leader

Teach your team the necessary components of high performance

Revitalize tired teams and fix broken ones

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426018435
  • Publisher: Axzo Press
  • Publication date: 12/16/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 110
  • Product dimensions: 8.16 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors 1

Preface 3

About the Crisp 50-Minute Series 5

A Note to Instructors 6

Part 1 The Task of Building a Team 7

The Value of Teams 9

The Definition of Team 11

Stages of Team Development 13

Types of Teams 17

The Language of Teams 22

Part Summary 2

Part 2 The Leader of Teams 25

So, You're Going to Lead a Team 27

Identifying the Team's Purpose 32

Choosing the Best Team 37

Part Summary 40

Part 3 Creating the New Team 41

If Only It Were This Easy! 43

Stage 1 Forming 44

Stage 2 Constructive Storming 46

Stage 3 Norming 49

Stage 4 Performing 57

Stage 5 Adjourning 58

Part Summary 59

Part 4 Fixing the Problem Team 61

Re-Forming a Problem Team 63

Constructive Storming 70

Nonning and Performing 76

Part Summary 77

Part 5 Revitalizing the Inactive Team & Creating the Virtual Team 79

Revitalizing the Inactive Team 81

The New Virtual Team 88

The Intact Team 91

Building a High Performance Team 92

Part Summary 95

Appendix 97

Additional Reading 99

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