One of the elements that binds a team together is having a clear vision and set of values. In this chapter I outline:
• Why vision and values are helpful for teams particularly in times of change.
• A process for creating your team vision.
• How to identify your team values.
When researchers look at successful teams there is one thing they frequently find they have in common: a compelling vision of the future and a set of values that underpins this. If you develop a clearly spelt-out vision and set of values it will help your team run more successfully.
All major achievements throughout history are, arguably, attributable to people with powerful dreams about ...