Instant Teamwork: Motivate and Energize Your Team Now!

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Overview

The "instant" in the title is no accident. Unless these exercise are very quick, they are self-defeating. They get in the way instead of helping. Similarly, they should be available at a moment's notice. You can predict that you will need an ice-breaker at the start of a session with a new team, or that you might need to warm up a group after lunch, but often the best use of these exercises is reactive. Everyone's flagging —- let's throw in a warm-up. We're getting bogged down, let's have a time-out. Then the instant nature of the exercises comes into play. Instant Teamwork is a first aid kit as well as a planned health boost.

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The Instant Series is the answer for everyone who needs to produce a tangible improvement in a very short time. Each easy-to-use guide offers a concise introduction before moving on to the core exercise section - about 70 exercises, to be done both by individuals and groups - a vital tool to achieve instant success.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749428044
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Series: Instant Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

BRIAN CLEGG holds a degree in physics from Cambridge University and a master's degree in operational research. A consultant and well-known columnist in the business and technology field, he is the author of a dozen books, including Creativity, Imagination Engineering, and Instant Brainpower.

Paul Birch is Director of VisionJuice, a creativity and organizational change consultancy. He is a visiting lecturer at Henley Management College and Oxford University and author of nine books. He is formerly Head of Business Planning at British Airways.

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Table of Contents

1 The need 1
2 The exercises 7
3 Ice-breakers 13
4 Warm-ups 33
5 Time-outs 61
6 Hi-tech and hi-prep 81
7 Other sources 97
App the selector 101
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