Developing and Sustaining High Performance
The scale and complexity of today's corporations dictates that teamwork is essential to realising high performance. This book clearly identifies six critical stages to becoming a world class team, making this a must read text for ambitious and aspiring managers.
Leadership Teams identifies six critical stages to developing high performing teams. The actions of effective leaders turning dysfunctional groups in to world class teams, are clearly identified. Being innovative, being decisive, managing conflict effectively, are all necessary attributes to having teams and individuals, fully engaged to realising the vision of the organization. The research behind Leadership Teams is extensive and is captured as a serialized case study. Based on a true life transformational experience, the case of the Traditional Turbine Company is interwoven into each chapter in order to capture the challenges and steps to take to have a group become a high performing team. The wisdom underlying this book is of great benefit for managers who are stretched by the scale and complexity of their organization but who are equally tasked to succeed, irrespective of their circumstances. Leadership Teams spells out what it takes to release the immense power from shared ways of working.
List of Figures Acknowledgments About the Authors Foreword Preface Conceptual Framework Mobilizing Confrontation Coming Together One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Behaving as One Facing the Future Grave under Pressure Index