Chapter 4The Business Analyst as Team Leader

In This Chapter:

  • The Power of Teams

  • Team Development through Stages

  • Traversing the Team Development Stages

  • Team Leadership Roles through Stages

  • Best Team-Building Practices for the Business Analyst

  • Quick Team Assessment

The need for effective team leadership cannot be overlooked. Technology, techniques, and tools don’t cause projects to fail. Projects fail because of people. Team leadership is different from traditional management, and teams are different from operational work groups. As we discussed in Part I, when leading high-performing teams, it is no longer about command and control; it is more about collaboration, consensus, and leadership.

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