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Visualization provides teams with a common language and servesas a powerful tool for improving processes and communicating bigpicture contexts. Building on the bestseller Visual Meetings,Visual Teams offers graphic tools and strategies for creating teamsand sustaining results, whether you are co-located or spread aroundthe world. This book highlights the Drexler/Sibbet Team PerformanceModel, a tool used throughout such companies as Nike, Genentech,and Becton, Dickinson and Company. The model is a "map" to creatingand sustaining high performance in all kinds of teams.
Some of the most creative teams in business are found in thesoftware, architecture, and information-designprofessions—and the "design approach" of these teams is thekey to their creativity and productivity. Visual Teams presents a"design approach" for building and leading an innovative,high-performance team.
"All of us who help teams do systemic, creative work on complexchallenges know that it is essential for these teams to make theirthinking visible. In this excellent book, visual-thinking pioneerDavid Sibbet shows us how."
—Adam Kahane, Reos Partners author of Power andLove: A Theory and Practice of Social Change
"Like David's own graphics, this book layersconcrete practicesand abstract theories, historical insights, and visions of futurepossibilities. The book is a master's course in a kind of teamworkthat's uniquely suited to our times."
—Kathi Vian The Institute for the Future
"David Sibbet is the world's master teacher in graphicfacilitation. In this landmark work he is insightful, entertainingand practical as he helps teams, team leaders, and consultantsimprove team performance by making it visual."
—Allan Drexler Quality Team Performance
"David is a pioneer in the field of visual thinking and teameffectiveness. In Visual Teams, he shares both a hard-won wisdomand the nitty-gritty about what it really takes to ensure that yourgreat ideas prevail."
—Hilary Austen professor, consultant, and author ofArtistry Unleashed: A Guide to Pursuing Great Performance inWork and Life
"Visuals nurture the heart as well as the mind. In VisualTeams David brilliantly demonstrates the power of graphics tofoster inspiration, alignment, and results—a unique andexciting journey into the joys and challenges of teamwork."
—Meryem Le Saget Meryem Le Saget Consulting, Paris
"Visual Teams" by David Sibbet presents a fascinating way to "look" at team dynamics.
This book was great for giving ideas to how to motivate and catalyze concepts that are so pivotal to success in a good work environment.
It's also very clever how the book was written to be thought of as a "book" or a "magazine".
Excellent book to put ideas in a visual way for analysis while working with the team. The service was great and fastPublished 1 month ago by Luis Araiza
The content of this book is good enough to learn what are the basic things we need to know. The actual experiences of the author and the apllications are indispensable tools we can... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
I love it. It makes you rethink the way you work.... Everybody should read this to understand how to work better in there business.Published on November 13, 2012 by Bård Kvalsund
What I love about Visual Teams by David Sibbet is that it is jam-packed with great information and exercises to try out at work! Read morePublished on April 19, 2012 by Rashel Sanna
I was just introduced to this book after my first GROVE INTL workshop the other week. I didn't know exactly what to expect, other than a cool blend of meeting facilitation and... Read morePublished on April 3, 2012 by Atherton20
You can take on an airplane and read it from cover to cover. That's exactly what David Sibbet said about his latest book and it's true. Read morePublished on March 31, 2012 by Jodel
The quality of this book is fairly poor in my opinion. Half the key diagrams look like photocopies from the Eighties. The information provided is of dubious value. Read morePublished on January 5, 2012 by Raymond Brigleb
I was thinking of getting this book but several things give me pause. First, I don't see a Table of Contents. Why is this being hidden? Very sketchy. Read morePublished on December 21, 2011 by PAConsultant