From the Back Cover
``I would recommend it for anyone who facilitates work teams!''--J.D. Bryant, Texas Instruments. Tools, Tools, Tools, and more Tools for Team Leaders! (From a leading team training company). From the people who know what makes teams work--Development Dimensions International, trainers to 400 of the Fortune 500 companies--here is the team leader toolset used by the best in the business. Packed with practical activities, steps, assessments, and checklists, this indispensable month-by-month Survival Guide gives team leaders hands-on help. It shows team leaders how to guide their teams successfully through the phases of team development: from the Pre-Team, and New Team stage to the Mature Team stage. The Team Leaders Survival Guide tells you--WHAT TO EXPECT: You get tools and exercises that help you: anticipate changes in your leadership role; prepare for team tasks and responsibilities; empower, coach, and develop team members; resolve questions and uncertainties. WHAT TO PLAN/WHAT ACTIONS TO TAKE: You get tools that help you: build each stage of team skills with a week-by-week guide; answer team members' burning questions; build better relationships among team members; open communication channels between the team and organization; chart your team's progress. IF YOU DO NOTHING ELSE: use the list of essential, time-saving steps for the team leader with too much to do. YOU ALSO GET: a monthly calendar for planning activities; space to record monthly outcomes: key lessons learned: what worked and what didn't; your personal time budget. This professional-level, step-by-step team leader sourcebook is your all-in-one guide to developing a top-performing team.
About the Author
McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide