Breakthrough Teams for Breakneck Times: Unlocking the Genius of Creative Collaboration
Teams are everywhere, from boardrooms and schools to nonprofit groups and factories. With Breakthrough Teams for Breakneck Times, people can learn to tap into their collective brainpower to reach breakthrough results. A software company advertisement reads collaborate or die. It is an extreme message but one with a real-world basis. More than ever, organisations of every type rely on teams to get things done. As the popularity of the team approach grows, so does the need to ensure teams operate effectively. Although teaming skills have become essential the authors have found that most people on teams have never been taught the skills needed to function successfully. Many managers and team leaders operate under the misconception that dream teams result simply from serendipity. The truth is that successful teams can be developed. Breakthrough Teams for Breakneck Times presents a proven process for organisations to build teams that go beyond surviving to thriving. Whether a team's goal is charitable fund-raising or new product development, the book outlines ten essential principles applicable to all teams. Managers, team leaders and team members will learn to: * Create a collectiv
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GETTING INTO A BREAKTHROUGH FRAME OF MIND
PUTTING THE PRINCIPLES IN ACTION
About the Authors
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