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

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Chapter 25[image] Cross-Functional Teams

In This Chapter
  • Special teams for special projects
  • Organizing the team
  • Overcoming obstacles
  • Achieving the goals

Most teams are made up of people working in the same department and performing closely related work. However, from time to time situations develop that are best dealt with by forming a team composed of representatives of several departments. Often these are temporary teams that are dissolved when the project is completed. As a team leader you may be asked to head up such a team from time to time.

Sometimes they are permanent teams designed to deal with an ongoing situation in which expertise from several departments ...

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