HBR's 10 Must Reads on Teams: HBR's 10 Must Reads Series

  • 6h 32m 46s
  • Harvard Business Review, Jon R. Katzenbach, Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Lynda Gratton
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

Most teams underperform. Yours can beat the odds.

If you read (or listen) to nothing else on building better teams, listen to these ten articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you assemble and steer teams that get results.

Leading experts such as Jon Katzenbach, Teresa Amabile, and Tamara Erickson provide the insights and advice you need to: boost team performance through mutual accountability; motivate large, diverse groups to tackle complex projects; increase your teams' emotional intelligence; prevent decision deadlock; extract results from a bunch of touchy superstars; and fight constructively with top-management colleagues.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 11 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - The New Science of Building Great Teams by Alex "Sandy" Pentland
  • Chapter 2 - Why Teams Don't Work: An Interview with J. Richard Hackman by Diane Coutu
  • Chapter 3 - The Discipline of Teams by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith
  • Chapter 4 - Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams by Lynda Gratton and Tamara J. Erickson
  • Chapter 5 - The Power of Small Wins by Teresa M. Amabile and Steven J. Kramer
  • Chapter 6 - Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups by Vanessa Urch Druskat and Steven B. Wolff
  • Chapter 7 - Managing Multicultural Teams by Jeanne Brett, Kristin Behfar, and Mary C. Kern
  • Chapter 8 - When Teams Can't Decide by Bob Frisch
  • Chapter 9 - Virtuoso Teams by Bill Fischer and Andy Boynton
  • Chapter 10 - How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight by Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Jean L. Kahwajy, and L.J. Bourgeois III