High performing teams increase the effectiveness of high performing individuals. Knowing how to create and sustain high performing teams often determines a manager’s success – and the inevitable success of the initiative or organization. Teams became all the rage in the 1980s, with a bevy of experts and opinions oozing from corporations, business schools, and theorists. Over the years, several key truths about teams have emerged after the winds of hyperbole have subsided. This session invites you to examine your team and compare it to characteristics of exemplary high performing teams. Determine how to make your team a higher performing team. The objectives for this topic are to:
- Identify the eight elements of exemplary high performing teams.
- Determine how to increase the effectiveness of your team.