4Getting off to a Good Start
By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
• List and explain the steps new teams should take to get started effectively.
• Diagnose problems resulting from skipping start-up steps.
• Identify catch-up actions for existing teams.
No team is built overnight, but a team that starts off right has a far better chance of being successful. This chapter covers the key issues for new teams.
Let’s assume you and some colleagues have identified a problem that is draining significant amounts of money from your organization, and you’ve got some good ideas for solving it. To do so, your ...