By Asim Khan
By allocating the proper resources and support, human resource
managers can ensure the development of effective work teams that
increase productivity and help an organization to thrive in the
most competitive markets.
By David Chaudron, PhD
Despite the need for it, vast confusion still exists about
improving cooperation between departments. Improving cooperation
inside a cross-functional team is different than improving
cross-functional teamwork across the organization. Part one
("Good things to do") talks about effective teamwork inside a
cross-functional team. These good things to do work for a
"quality improvement team", "process action team", a design team
or a reengineering team. Part two talks about improving
cross-functional teamwork in the entire company.
High Performance Teams
by Terence R. Traut
Entelechy reviewed over 50 studies on high performance teams and
compiled a list of high performance team characteristics. We
grouped characteristics into eight categories. See if your team
shares characteristics of High Performance Teams. Circle the
characteristics that describe your team; cross off those that
don't describe your team.
The 17 Indisputable Laws of
Teamwork "Embrace Them and Empower Your Team"
Book Summary by Regine P. Azurin and Yvette Pantilla
To achieve great things, you need a team. Building a winning
team requires understanding of these principles. Whatever your
goal or project, you need to add value and invest in your team
so the end product benefits from more ideas, energy, resources,