Creating the High Performance Team

Steve Buchholz , Thomas Roth



An adaptation of Wilson's popular seminar, providing practical tips for building teams in organizations. Shows managers how to create a sense of interdependence in a team, how to set goals through participative leadership, how to anticipate problems and deal with them before they arise.

Major areas of concentration include shared responsibility, alignment of purpose, and encouraging creative talent. Case studies, dialogs, and ``real world'' examples help managers instill a sense of common purpose, promote communication, and make teams that perform.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Clear Goals and Vision: Teams perform better when they have a clear understanding of their goals and how they contribute to the larger vision of the organization.

  2. Effective Leadership: Strong leadership is crucial for guiding the team, setting direction, providing support, and fostering a positive team culture.

  3. Open Communication and Trust: Encouraging open, honest communication and cultivating a culture of trust within the team creates an environment where ideas can be freely shared, and conflicts can be resolved constructively.

  4. Collaboration and Teamwork: High-performance teams work collaboratively, leveraging each member's strengths and skills to achieve collective goals.

  5. Continuous Learning and Development: Encouraging a culture of continuous learning and skill development helps team members grow both personally and professionally, contributing to the team's success.

  6. Accountability and Responsibility: Clearly defining roles, responsibilities, and holding team members accountable for their tasks promotes a sense of ownership and commitment.

  7. Diversity and Inclusion: Embracing diversity and fostering an inclusive environment allows for a broader range of perspectives and ideas, leading to more innovative solutions.

  8. Adaptability and Resilience: High-performance teams are adaptable and resilient in the face of challenges or changes, enabling them to navigate obstacles effectively.

  9. Feedback and Recognition: Providing constructive feedback and recognizing individual and team achievements fosters motivation and a sense of accomplishment.

  10. Focus on Results and Performance Metrics: Having measurable performance metrics and regularly assessing progress helps in identifying areas for improvement and celebrating successes.

Language English
ISBN-10 0471856746
ISBN-13 9780471856740
No of pages 216
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Wiley
Published Date 07 Oct 1987

About Author

Author : Thomas Roth


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