09/08/2003

Teamwork - Back to Basics

To turn around ineffective work teams, return to team-building principles
suggests a recently published article. You form a team for a reason, and you
expect an outcome from the team. Teams are goal-or outcome-oriented. This
characteristic distinguishes teams from groups of people who merely meet or
socialize. A team wants to achieve something together.

The author compares the characteristics of high- and low-performing teams and
describes the basics of team development and performance:

1. Goals

2. Accountability

3. Skills and resources

4. Approach

5. Size

6. Trust and

7. Commitment

Further information


AplusA-online.de - Source: Stevenspublishing