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The Adventures of Team Fantastic: A Practical Guide for Team Leaders and Members

Book Description

Using imaginative examples, this entertaining and informative book looks at the ways anyone who is part of a team can help improve its performance. The reader travels through time and space with Team Fantastic--in the Brazilian jungle looking for a cache of diamonds, on a mid-eighteenth century railroad track straightening ties, in the seventeenth century acting in a Shakespearean play--and shares the successes and failures of this fictional team while learning valuable real-life team skills from it. A series of recommendations for team members provides specific advice on how to manage conflict, better utilize available skills, become more innovative, build commitment, and more. A worksheet helps the reader choose the most important recommendations, rank them by importance, and develop specific goals for team improvement.