Chapter 10Situational Team Leadership

Don Carew, Eunice Parisi-Carew,Lael Good, and Ken Blanchard

Teams have become a major strategy for getting work done. We live in teams. Our organizations are made up of teams. We move from one team to another without giving it a thought. The percentage of time we spend in team settings—project teams, work groups, cross-functional teams, virtual teams, and management teams—is ever-increasing. Managers typically spend between 30 and 99 percent of their time in a meeting or team setting. In High Five: The Magic of Working Together, Ken Blanchard, Sheldon Bowles, Don Carew, and Eunice Parisi-Carew show that being effective in today’s organizations is a team game, and without collaboration and teamwork skills, ...

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