25 activities for developing team leaders

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Pfeiffer, 2005 - Business & Economics - 237 pages
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25 Activities for Developing Team Leaders

In this book, acclaimed team development and leadership expert Fran Rees, has written the long-awaited companion to the bestselling book 25 Activities for Teams. 25 Activities for Developing Team Leaders is organized around her L.E.A.D. model of facilitative leadership: Lead with a clear purpose, Empower to participate, Aim for consensus, and Direct the process. Created as a hands-on resource for trainers, facilitators, and team leaders, 25 Activities for Developing Team Leaders includes a variety of exercises that will help foster team-leadership skills including simulations, discussions, problems to solve, role plays, and real-work collaboration. The book explores a wide variety of topics and includes development activities that cover how to: Define the role of the team leaderApply the L.E.A.D. model to team leadership and developmentCoach team members and the teamDesign purposeful, participative team meetingsCreate effective team communicationAddress team challengesResolve conflicts and disputes Conduct team self-evaluation

Each activity in the book can used as a stand-alone learning exercise or in any combination to create a formal, team-leader development curriculum. The activities can also be used by team leaders during informal team meetings.

25 Activities for Developing Team Leaders is designed for today's modern working environment. The activities are flexible enough to fit the needs of a particular group and designed to be delivered in timeframes sensitive to busy work schedules.

"This book is a critical for any reader who wants to develop themselves or others as strong team leaders and high-performing teams. Team leaders, human resource and training employees will find this resource easy to execute, invaluable in building a structured program, and one that gets results.
External consultants will find the text to be helpful in structuring their project plans for clients."
--Leigh Wilkinson, HRD consultant, State of Maine Office of Training and Development

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Contents

Introduction kw
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UNDERSTANDING TEAM LEADERSHIP
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LEAD WITH A CLEAR PURPOSE
57
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About the author (2005)

Fran Rees is the owner of Rees && Associates, a Phoenix-based training and consulting firm and editor of <i>25 Activities for Teams. Since the publication of the first edition of How to Lead Work Teams: Facilitation Skills in 1991, Reees has increasingly focused her work on team development, team leadership, and facilitator training, and consults to a variety of organizations. She designs and facilitates meetings for both public and private organizations and has conducted numerous management development, workforce diversity, mentoring, and train-the-trainer programs.