Leadership trapeze: strategies for leadership in team-based organizations
Jossey-Bass Publishers, May 18, 1994 - Business & Economics - 286 pages
A down-to-earth guide to the powerful and dynamic process of team development and the important role of leadership from team start-up through maturity. For team members wrestling with leadership, managers responsible for guiding teams, and executives trying to hold it all together, interviews with leaders as well as managers who have made the transition to self-directed teams illustrate the changes in behavior and organizational support required to master the skills of leadership today. In addition, the book includes a wide array of interactive tools such as training plans, self-assessment checklists for team leaders, and discussion guides crafted to help managers and team members identify key strengths, target problem areas, evaluate progress, and hone vital team and leadership skills.
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