Putting Together a Strong Business Team
In This Chapter
Defining “team” and distinguishing it from a work group
Understanding how organizations use teams to get work done
Spotting common types of teams
Itemizing your concerns as you move into teams
Knowing why some teams falter
Recognizing why employees resist teams, and doing something about it
Instilling the discipline for your team to succeed
Everyone knows what a team is. You understood instantly as a school kid when you were chosen as captain and got to pick your team for the kickball game at recess. Maybe you also played soccer or were on the school basketball or baseball team.
Yes, you know what teams are — they're the heart and soul of sports. For many people, the whole idea of team is based on the sports model. More ...