9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Teams

  • 2h 20m
  • Stephen E. Kohn, Vincent D. O’Connell
  • Career Press, Inc.
  • 2013

Increasingly, organizations count on project teams to develop products and deliver services to their customers. Consequently, effective teamwork and team leadership are integral components of an organization's success. In 9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Teams, Stephen E. Kohn and Vincent D. O'Connell define the essence of superior performance by project teams at work, and identify nine attributes of team membership and team leadership that set the stage for accomplishment of group objectives. Kohn and O'Connell bring these proven strategies to life with real-world examples drawn from decades of experience.

About the Authors

Stephen Kohn is president of Work & People Solutions, a prominent human resources management, leadership development, and executive coaching firm. He is one of the most senior and experienced executive coaches in the country, having advised senior managers on their leadership style for more than two decades. His firm' s clients have included The Guardian Life Insurance Company, BMW USA, and Ernst & Young. Kohn is an adjunct professor of management at Long Island University, teaching MBA courses focused on work, people, and productivity. He lives in Briarcliff Manor, NY.

Vincent D. O'Connell is Asia regional director for international training and performance management consultants Globecon Institute. He creates and delivers customized curricula for corporate clients in Asia and the United States, particularly in the areas of emotionally intelligent leadership practices, performance management, key account management, and team building. O'Connell splits his time between McLean, Virginia, and Bangkok, Thailand.

In this Book

  • 9 Powerful Practices Of Really Great Teams
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Resonating With A Team Experience
  • Defining Teams And Team Effectiveness
  • Understanding How Teams Develop
  • The 9 Powerful Practices Of Really Great Teams
  • Powerful Practice #1—Strengthening Emotional Capacity
  • Powerful Practice #2—Expanding Team Self-Awareness
  • Powerful Practice #3—Practicing Empathy And Respectfulness
  • Powerful Practice #4—Managing External Relationships
  • Powerful Practice #5—Establishing And Regulating Team Norms
  • Powerful Practice #6—Thinking Laterally
  • Powerful Practice #7—Apply High Team EQ To Conflicts Among Members
  • Powerful Practice #8—Entrusting Team Members With Appropriate Roles
  • Powerful Practice #9—Integrate New Members And External Subcontractors Into “One-Badge” Effort
  • Afterword
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography