Making Teams Work : 24 Lessons for Working Together Successfully

Michael Maginn



These quick reads, based on McGraw-Hill bestsellers, are designed to meet the needs of busy people. Titles in the series focus on each book's main themes and action ideas, reduced to a manageable page count for on-the-go readers. Proven rules for encouraging teamwork, from forging a common goal and clarifying individual responsibilities to inviting positive conflict.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Clear Goals and Objectives: Establishing clear and specific team goals and objectives that align with the organization's mission and vision.

  2. Effective Communication: Emphasizing open, honest, and regular communication among team members to ensure clarity and understanding of tasks and expectations.

  3. Roles and Responsibilities: Defining individual roles and responsibilities within the team to avoid confusion and ensure accountability.

  4. Collaborative Decision-Making: Encouraging collaborative decision-making processes that involve team members and leverage diverse perspectives.

  5. Building Trust and Cohesion: Fostering a positive team culture based on trust, mutual respect, and support among team members.

  6. Conflict Resolution Skills: Equipping team members with conflict resolution skills to address disagreements constructively and maintain a positive team environment.

  7. Flexibility and Adaptability: Being flexible and adaptable to changing situations, allowing the team to adjust to new challenges or opportunities.

  8. Effective Leadership: Providing strong leadership that guides the team, resolves issues, and motivates members to achieve common goals.

  9. Continuous Improvement: Embracing a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the team to enhance performance and efficiency.

  10. Celebrating Successes and Learning from Failures: Recognizing and celebrating achievements while learning from setbacks or failures to improve future performance.

Language English
ISBN-10 0-07-058680-2
ISBN-13 978-0071435307
No of pages 48
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Tata Mcgraw-Hill
Published Date 01 Jan 2004

About Author

Author : Michael Maginn

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