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Harvard Business Review on Building Better Teams
Written By: Various Contributors
Harvard Business Review Press (2011)
How and Why Some Teams “Shoot Out the Lights”… and Most Don’t
Those who aspire to help create and then lead create teams that deliver high-impact results will find the material in this HBR book invaluable. It is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review. Authors of the ten articles focus on one or more components of a process by which to boost team performance through mutual accountability, motivate large and diverse groups, increase team members’ emotional intelligence, salvage an under-performing team, prevent or overcome decision deadlock, extract excellent results from “a bunch of touchy superstars,” compete constructively senior-level colleagues, and ensure productivity of far-flung teams.