Chapter 5. Inspiring High Team Performance

 

Through team work, ordinary people can produce extra-ordinary results. They can lift things that come into their hands a little higher, a little further on toward the heights of excellence.

 
 --Henry Ford

Today, most projects require a diverse mix of individuals who must be integrated into an effective unit—a project team. This requires special skill, attitude and commitment to shape those individuals into an effective team. It takes even more to make them a highperforming, winning team, especially on international projects.

Inspired performance comes from inspired people. To inspire team members for high team performance, project managers must create an environment in which everyone feels valued and committed ...

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