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Team Building: Proven Strategies for Improving Team Performance, 5th Edition by William G. Dyer, Jeffrey H. Dyer, W. Gibb Dyer, Jr.

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CONTEXT

Laying the Foundation for Team Success

We have discovered that successful teams are found in organizations in which senior executives know how and when to emphasize and support teamwork and have well-thought-out strategies for assigning people to work in teams. Unfortunately, most organizations pay only lip-service to developing high-performing teams and do little to create an atmosphere that fosters successful teams.

In this chapter, we discuss the first C of our Four Cs model: context. By creating a context for developing effective teams, managers are more likely to achieve the successful team dynamics and team results they desire.

The Context Problem: Why Teamwork Often Doesn’t Work

Over the years we have surveyed dozens of personnel ...

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