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There’s no “I” in TEAM

Develop your teamwork skills

There’s no “I” in TEAM
4.6 (21 reviews) Read reviews
ISBN: 978-87-403-0318-6
1 edition
Pages : 47
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About the book

  1. Reviews
  2. Description
  3. Preface
  4. Content

Reviews

Michael Schollert ★★★★★

This book should be read by any manager who is interested in improving his/her team. You can use it as inspiration being a coach, for manager training when training managers in being leaders and as a workbook yourself. Has references to well known persons, management models and coaching methodologies. Definitely worth the read!

Htet Myet ★★★★★

I think this book is a effective book for studying team work

Kathy R. Gould ★★★★★

Everything about teamwork is in! If you have some difficulties or is interested in making your team's bond strong, this is the best choice.

Description

Wherever you work, it's almost certain that you'll be part of a team. The ability to work as an effective team member is something all employers look for in their staff. Whether you’re applying for your first job or for your first promotion to team leader, understanding how teams work will give you that extra career boost. This book offers practical insights into teams and teamwork, and some tips on how to develop your own teamworking skills.

Preface

Most suveys into what employers want in their staff would result in a similar list. Employers are looking for people who are good at:

- Teamwork

- Communication

- Self-motivation

- Planning and organising

- Problem solving

- Decision making

- Time management and prioritising

- Flexibility and adaptability

- Willingness to learn

- Interpersonal and negotiating skills

This e-book is about the importance of teams in the workplace. Whatever job you do, you’re almost certainly going to be part of a team. This book offers some insights into teams, and some tips on how to develop your teamworking skills. It begins with a discussion of teamwork theories and introduces some unusual approaches to using them. Then it offers some practical advice on how to develop your teamworking skills. Both as a team member and as a team leader. Whether you’re applying for your first job or for your first promotion to team leader, understanding how teams work will give you that extra career boost.

Content

Preface

  1. Introduction
  2. Teams and Teamwork
    1. What is teamwork?
    2. Teamwork as attitudes and behaviours?
  3. Why is Teamwork Important?
    1. Teamwork
    2. Ask your team!
    3. The value of teamwork
  4. Teamwork Principles
    1. STAR Teams
    2. Stars and stages
    3. Tuckman’s theory
    4. Beyond Tuckman
    5. Leadership styles
    6. Surroundings – the organisational and wider context
  5. Making Teamwork Work
    1. Developing the strengths of individuals
    2. Cultivating relationships and friendships
    3. Encouraging performance to flow
    4. Teamwork: naturally
  6. Is Teamwork the Right Work?
    1. What work is right for teams?
    2. How do you know when it is best to form a team?
  7. Unlocking the Potential of Teams
    1. Building teams
    2. Team-building activities
    3. The problems with teams
    4. Leading teams with style and focus
  8. Being a Team Member – Teamwork Attributes
    1. Interpersonal skills
    2. Technical skills
    3. Personal characteristics
    4. Team roles
  9. Being a Team Leader
    1. The pros and cons of team leadership
    2. The team leader’s role
    3. Key team leader skills
    4. Leading team development meetings
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