A Team of Leaders: Empowering Every Member to Take Ownership, Demonstrate Initiative, and Deliver Results (Hardcover)

Empowering Every Member to Take Ownership, Demonstrate Initiative, and Deliver Results

By Paul Gustavson, Stewart Liff

AMACOM/American Management Association, 9780814434079, 226pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 2014

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Description

Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees' talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short... Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sharing knowledge and pushing the envelope--one that does long term planning and produces outstanding performance. A Team of Leaders shows readers how to design systems that nurture the leadership potential of every employee--the key to creating high-performance teams. The book's proven principles and techniques include: ● The Five-Stage Team Development Model that maps the transition from traditional to self-directed teams ● Best practices in team process design ● A Team Value Creation Tool that allows members to appreciate the significance of what they contribute each day ● Visual Management ● And more Filled with real-world examples, this fresh approach transforms passive groups of disparate people into effective teams of leaders--workplace teams that work


About the Author

PAUL GUSTAVSON is a former chair of the Marriott School of Management's OB/HR Advisory Board and founder of OPD, which helps organizations around the world create and sustain high-performance teams. STEWART LIFF is a human resources and visual management expert and the author of Managing Government Employees.
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