25Developing Teamwork

This chapter discusses several aspects of teambuilding and describes your role as team coach in ensuring that the team, the team leader, and the organization’s management properly handle these issues. As you and they work to build an effective and productive team, there are many topics to consider. While some of these items have been discussed in prior chapters, this chapter addresses the people-related issues to consider when working with managers, team leaders, and their teams. These topics concern the many aspects of building a close-knit and smoothly functioning team.

Teams are enormously varied, and each one can have a wide variety of problems and issues. While some problems are fairly common, there are some special ...

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