Tips for Teams: A Ready Reference for Solving Common Team Problems

Tips for Teams: A Ready Reference for Solving Common Team Problems

by Kimball Fisher, Steven R. Rayner, William Belgard, Steven Rayner
     
 

While teams work well on the whole, smooth and successful teamwork doesn't happen overnight. Whether you're a team leader or member, you can expect plenty of growing pains and rough spots. Resolving them together makes the team stronger, but where do you begin? This unique book is brimming with practical, proven ideas. It helps you address such crucial questions as:… See more details below

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While teams work well on the whole, smooth and successful teamwork doesn't happen overnight. Whether you're a team leader or member, you can expect plenty of growing pains and rough spots. Resolving them together makes the team stronger, but where do you begin? This unique book is brimming with practical, proven ideas. It helps you address such crucial questions as: how do you make team decisions when people strongly disagree?, how do you deal with sticky personal issues with a fellow team member?, what do you do when team meetings seem like a waste of time?, how do you handle people who don't want to be part of the team?, what response do you make when some people won't implement the team decision?, and how can the leader help the team without dominating it? You'll find tips for these and more than 100 other challenges typically faced within and between teams.

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Booknews
Uses real-life examples to illustrate proven strategies for overcoming team problems and avoiding the traps that ensnare unwary beginners. Contains tips on overcoming resistance, resolving disagreements, handling bullies, saving time, and gaining support from management. Includes worksheets and checklists on creating a team charter, planning action, and team communication basics. Lacks a bibliography and an index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070211674
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Series:
McGraw-Hill Training Series
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.73(d)

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