Building a High-Performance Team: Proven Techniques for Effective Team Working

  • 1h 2m
  • Sarah Cook
  • IT Governance
  • 2009

This book is intended to provide IT managers with practical advice and tips on how to create a high-performance team. IT managers' work cannot be achieved without collaboration and teamwork. Whether leading a team, or working as a team member or part of a cross-functional team, the successful implementation of IT projects depends on effective team working. This book will help you to create a strong team. It is designed to assist you in understanding what the characteristics are of a high-performance team, to help you assess where your team stacks up and to develop a plan of action for realizing team potential.

About the Author

The author, Sarah Cook, is the Managing Director of The Stairway Consultancy Ltd. She has 15 years consulting experience specializing in team building, leadership and change, and a background in industry. Sarah is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, with an MA from Cambridge University and an MBA. She is an accredited user of a wide range of psychometric and personal diagnostic tools.

In this Book

  • Building a High-Performance Team—Proven Techniques for Effective Team Working
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Characteristics of a High-Performance Team
  • The Stages of Team Development
  • Roles People Play in a Team
  • Creating a Team Vision and a Set of Values
  • Effective Team Meetings
  • Dealing With Conflict in a Team
  • Cross-Functional Team Working
  • Bibliography
  • ITG Resources


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