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There’s no “I” in TEAM

Develop your teamwork skills

There’s no “I” in TEAM
4.6 (20 reviews) Read reviews
ISBN: 978-87-403-0318-6
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Pages : 47
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About the book

  1. Reviews
  2. Description
  3. Preface
  4. Content
  5. About the Author

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

About the Author

Apex Leadership Limited was founded by Anthony Sturgess and Phil Higson. They have a long track record of developing innovative and challenging management and leadership development interventions, including programmes which have won national awards. From several MBA programmes to tailored, client specific programmes, Anthony and Phil have worked with new and experienced managers, in a wide range of organisations, across a breadth of management and leadership roles. Anthony Sturgess has almost twenty years experience in the teaching, facilitation and coaching of managers and leaders. This experience ranges from individual leadership and management development to leading organisational change.

Anthony has worked with a wide range of managers from small and large organisations. More widely, he has worked within client organisations, using an internal consultancy approach to create tailored development solutions and programmes. These have supported numerous public and private sector organisations to successfully develop their managers, to achieve effective change, and to realise genuine organisational improvements.

Phil Higson is a published author and active researcher, with over 25 years experience in business and management education as lecturer, course developer, manager, external examiner and consultant. He has worked mainly in UK universities although he has also consulted or taught in France, Russia and Hong Kong.

A former MBA course leader, Phil has also written research articles and conference papers exploring the role of business schools in workplace management development. Before becoming an educator, Phil worked in several small and large organisations, in both the UK and Australia.

This combination of management experience in small and large organisations, in both private and public sectors, has given Phil a wide ranging perspective on work and management. Phil has authored or created numerous training and development tools and is experienced in managing large projects to support management and leadership development in a range of organisations.

Contacting Apex Leadership: Website: Apex Leadership Limited
Email: anthony@apex-leadership.co.uk

Or you can visit the major online resource developed by Apex Leadership at: The Happy Manager helping you find a better way to manage.

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