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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Team Building by Arthur Pell

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Chapter 19[image] When the Team Is Brand-New

In This Chapter
  • Determining skills needed
  • Personality factors in creating the team
  • Seeking team members within the organization
  • Putting the team together

Occasionally team leaders have the opportunity of creating their own teams. A new project is undertaken, and new teams are to be formed to work on it. The company is expanding, and some of the work of an overburdened team is to be assigned to one or more new teams. A task force is to be formed to deal with a critical situation.

As team leader, you will have two major challenges in forming your new team. The first is to determine what skills and personal characteristics ...

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