HBR's 10 Must Reads on Teams (with featured article "The Discipline of Teams," by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith)

Front Cover

Most teams underperform. Yours can beat the odds.

If you read nothing else on building better teams, read these 10 articles. We’ve combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you assemble and steer teams that get results.

Leading experts such as Jon Katzenbach, Teresa Amabile, and Tamara Erickson provide the insights and advice you need to:

  • Boost team performance through mutual accountability
  • Motivate large, diverse groups to tackle complex projects
  • Increase your teams’ emotional intelligence
  • Prevent decision deadlock
  • Extract results from a bunch of touchy superstars
  • Fight constructively with top-management colleagues


What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


The NewScience of Building Great Teams
The Discipline of Teams
Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams
ThePower ofSmall Wins
Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups
Managing Multicultural Teams by Jeanne BrettKristin Behfar and Mary C Kern
When Teams Cant Decide
Virtuoso Teams
How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight
Aboutthe Contributors

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2013)

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 11 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

Bibliographic information