Building Smart Teams: A Roadmap to High Performance
Building Smart Teams is an essential guide to creating a smart team fast. Based on research results from close to 2,000 individuals organized in more than 250 teams, Building Smart Teams identifies the three critical skill sets that teams need and shows how to transfer these skills to a group. The authors’ research and experience shows that, by concentrating on these three critical skills sets, a group is almost certain to become a high performing team quickly. Within this model, there is ample room for teams to discover their own unique culture, performance strategies, and paths to success.
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