2When to Form Teams
By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
• Describe three business situations best handled by teams.
• Assess your organization’s readiness for teaming.
• Recognize when situations call for teamwork, but not for teams.
• Build a case for teaming tailored to your organization.
Forget the bandwagon. Not every situation calls for the team approach; not every organization is amenable to teams. This chapter takes a practical approach to the decision of to team or not to team. It describes the business situations most receptive to team solutions and the organizational, cultural, and personal conditions ...