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Visualization provides teams with a common language and serves as a powerful tool for improving processes and communicating big picture contexts. Building on the bestseller Visual Meetings, Visual Teams offers graphic tools and strategies for creating teams and sustaining results, whether you are co-located or spread around the world. This book highlights the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance Model, a tool used throughout such companies as Nike, Genentech, and Becton, Dickinson and Company. The model is a "map" to creating and sustaining high performance in all kinds of teams.
Some of the most creative teams in business are found in the software, architecture, and information-design professions—and the "design approach" of these teams is the key 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 complex challenges know that it is essential for these teams to make their thinking visible. In this excellent book, visual-thinking pioneer David Sibbet shows us how."
—Adam Kahane, Reos Partners author of Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change
"Like David's own graphics, this book layersconcrete practices and abstract theories, historical insights, and visions of future possibilities. The book is a master's course in a kind of teamwork that's uniquely suited to our times."
—Kathi Vian The Institute for the Future
"David Sibbet is the world's master teacher in graphic facilitation. In this landmark work he is insightful, entertaining and practical as he helps teams, team leaders, and consultants improve team performance by making it visual."
—Allan Drexler Quality Team Performance
"David is a pioneer in the field of visual thinking and team effectiveness. In Visual Teams, he shares both a hard-won wisdom and the nitty-gritty about what it really takes to ensure that your great ideas prevail."
—Hilary Austen professor, consultant, and author of Artistry Unleashed: A Guide to Pursuing Great Performance in Work and Life
"Visuals nurture the heart as well as the mind. In Visual Teams David brilliantly demonstrates the power of graphics to foster inspiration, alignment, and results—a unique and exciting journey into the joys and challenges of teamwork."
—Meryem Le Saget Meryem Le Saget Consulting, Paris
Excellent book to put ideas in a visual way for analysis while working with the team. The service was great and fastPublished 5 months 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 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
To much biographical data. I just wish the author would have avoid explaining how did he came out with his model and right to the preactical mattersPublished on March 20, 2013 by Jose Cunningham
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