Team Management Challenges
Where Leaders Matter
Key Topics Covered in This Chapter
- Four roles for team leaders
- The benefits of team identity, and how to create it
- The perils of groupthink
- Managing team creativity
- Three steps for making the most of conflict
THIS CHAPTER addresses management and leadership challenges that are unique to teams. Whether you are a team leader or a team member, recognizing these challenges and knowing how to deal with them will make you a better contributor and teammate.
The Leader’s Role
One of the most unique management challenges of team-based work is found in the role of the team leader. As explained earlier, the team leader must do many of the traditional manager’s chores: assure that the work is properly planned ...