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

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Introduction

The trend toward team development in organizations in every industry and in most developed countries has proliferated over the past decade. Research at the Center for the Study of Work Teams at the University of North Texas indicates that as we enter the twenty-first century, 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies will have half their employees on teams.

Many of the people who lead these teams will have previously been supervisors of traditional work groups. To succeed in their new roles as team leaders, they will have to rethink their concepts of leadership and often make major changes in their behavior.

Other team leaders will be promoted from the ranks with the opportunity to start their new careers without carrying the baggage of obsolete ...

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