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SuperTeams: Using the Principles of RESPECT™ to Unleash Explosive Business Performance by Clinton Wingrove, Paul Marciano

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CHAPTER 11 Understanding Team Types

One reason—perhaps the major one—for these near failures [large corporate] is the all-but-universal belief among executives that there is just one kind of team.

—Peter F. Drucker

Overview

Throughout our lives, we have seen many different types of teams and what these teams needed to be successful has varied. But we have realized the relevance of the RESPECT Model to them all.

In this chapter, we look at the different characteristics of teams that we have identified in the course of our research, and we look at how all of us (team members and team leaders) can apply the RESPECT Model to turn our own team into a SuperTeam.

SUPERSTARTER QUESTIONS

Check which of the following types of teams you belong to:

TEAM ...

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