Dysfunctional teams are maddening-yet are a reality of organizational life. How often have you sat in team meetings complaining to yourself, What a colossal waste of time. Why does it take forever for this group to make a simple decision? What are we even trying to achieve here? But as the team leader, you have the power to change things for the better. It's up to you to get people to work well together and produce results. How do you avoid the pitfalls you've experienced so painfully in the past? Team expert Mary Shapiro offers step-by-step advice, drawing on time-tested principles, practical exercises, guidelines for structured team conversations, and examples from a range of industries and organizational settings.
Mary Shapiro Imprint: Harvard Business School Country of Publication: United States Dimensions:
Weight: 227g ISBN: 9781633690417 ISBN 10: 1633690415 Series:HBR Guides Pages: 176 Publication Date: 01 August 2015 Audience:
Format: Paperback Publisher's Status: Active
Mary Shapiro has worked with Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits as a consultant and executive trainer for more than 20 years. She holds the Trust Professorship of Leadership Development at Simmons College School of Management.