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Creating Teams With an Edge: The Complete Skill Set to Build Powerful and Influential Teams by Harvard Business School Press

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Essentials for an Effective Team

The Foundation of Success

Key Topics Covered in This Chapter

  • The importance of competence, of everyone bringing something that the team needs
  • Why every team needs a clear goal and associated performance metrics
  • Why commitment to the common goal is essential
  • Why every member must contribute and every member must benefit
  • How an enabling structure and supportive environment encourage success
  • Why team goals must align with key organizational goals

IF ANALYSIS of your situation confirms that a team is the best way to approach your goal, you’ll probably be eager to select team members and get them into gear. Resist that impulse for just a bit. Instead, take some time to consider what your team will need to be most ...

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