Making Teams Work contains 24 lessons for working together successfully. In today's fast-moving work environment, teams are the way that work gets done. Making Teams Work outlines 24 rules and guidelines for molding individual team members into a solid, functioning group, one whose value is far greater than the sum of its parts.Look to this concise, value-packed book to learn how to build innovative, successful, and exceptional teams by showing team members how to: forge a clear, common goal; clarify member responsibilities; avoid predictable problems; collaborate; bring ideas to life; make solid decisions; discover consensus; manage differences; trust each other; run good meetings; and, lead without dominating. Work teams succeed only when they can eliminate rivalries and focus their different perspectives and skills on solving the problem or challenge at hand. Let Making Teams Work show you how to build such teams, working with individual members as well as the collective team to produce creative, consistent, and decisive results - every time.
Michael Maginn, Ed.D., is president and CEO of Singularity Group, Hamilton, MA. For more than two decades, Singularity Group has helped its clients achieve sustainable outcomes and improve performance in team effectiveness, leadership, sales, and management. The author of Effective Teamwork, Dr. Maginn has extensive consulting experience with companies in North America, Europe, and Asia.