Building & Leading Teams

  • 4 Courses | 3h 10m 16s
  • 44 Books | 35h 1m
  • 9 Audiobooks | 19h 56m 19s
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Successful teams are essential for effective business execution. Get the most out of your team for optimal results.

COURSES INCLUDED

Welcome to the Leadership Development Program
Whether you’re new to a leadership role or a battle-tested veteran, there is always more to learn about leading people, leading teams, or leading your business. Learning is a life-long journey, and leadership development is an ongoing process. In this course, you'll be introduced to Skillsoft's Leadership Development Program. Comprised of thirty modern competency-based leadership channels, this program will help expand your knowledge about what it takes to be a leader and the necessary mindsets and behaviors that enable successful leaders to face and overcome the challenges they encounter every day.  This course provides an introductory overview to the program and the rich array of courses, resources, tools, and expert advice available to help you grow your leadership career."
1 video | 9m
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Building and Leading Successful Teams
No one is an island, and this is particularly true in business. Success is dependent upon skilled, committed individuals coming together to achieve common goals. Building teams is essential to personal and organizational success. Whether your group is permanent or temporary, efficient and effective team leadership is essential. In this course, you'll learn methods for team building and team leadership. You'll also learn strategies for avoiding and mitigating team dysfunction and conflict. Finally, you'll learn how successfully leading teams is integral in the modern marketplace.
7 videos | 55m
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Leadership Insights on Building & Leading Teams
Building and leading an often disparate group of people is a formidable challenge, but done correctly, teams offer numerous advantages. Find out when and why you need teams, as well as how to develop teams that are highly effective.
26 videos | 1h 5m
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Optimizing Productivity in a Time of Hybrid Work
Most of us are still experimenting with both time and place of work. We’re flexing around the 9-to-5 notion of work and synchronicity, and we’re flexing around the multiple locations we may find ourselves working in. How do we maintain productivity while adapting to this new flexibility?
1 video | 59m
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Five Ways to Motivate Your Team with Empathy and Authority
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses the five communication techniques you can use to build trust with, connect with, and motivate your employees during high-pressure times.
Book Duration 3m
Book Authors By Nancy Duarte

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Building and Leading Teams
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll discover the best ways to lead a team, and how managers identify the best individuals for specific positions--as well as the best methods for working with their groups.
Book Duration 1h 23m
Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Cross-Functional Collaboration
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how to improve your company’s cross-functional collaboration and how you can leverage common goals and strategies to enhance it.
Book Duration 26m
Book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Four Principles to Ensure Hybrid Work Is Productive Work
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how organizations have become more flexible about where and when employees work, but now must be more intentional about their choices and trade-offs.
Book Duration 9m
Book Authors By Lynda Gratton

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on It’s Time to Tackle Your Team’s Undiscussables
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how subjects that are consciously or unwittingly deemed out of bounds come in four varieties and make it almost impossible for teams to function.
Book Duration 16m
Book Authors By Ginka Toegel, Jean-Louis Barsoux

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Fixing the Overload Problem at Work
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, learn how employers can address overload by making reasonable and feasible changes to how work is done.
Book Duration 14m
Book Authors By Erin L. Kelly, Phyllis Moen

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Can We Really Test People for Potential?
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses the need for a more nuanced approach to predicting job performance.
Book Duration 7m
Book Authors By Reb Rebele

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Older and Wiser? How Management Style Varies With Age
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how management styles differ with age.
Book Duration 15m
Book Authors By Elena Tosca, Francesca Macchi, James Manktelow, Julian Birkinshaw , Vittorio D’Amato

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Solving the Problem of Siloed IT in Organizations
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how business leaders must engage directly with technologists and ask the right questions in order to break down information barriers and drive transformation.
Book Duration 6m
Book Authors By Douglas Squirrel, Jeffrey Fredrick

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How Office Seating Arrangements Can Boost the Bottom Line
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals how one CEO believes where people sit is key to a company’s success.
Book Duration 2m
Book Authors By David Siegel

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why Teams Still Need Leaders
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review provides an interview with Lindred (Lindy) Greer on team hierarchy.
Book Duration 5m
Book Authors By Frieda Klotz, Lindred (Lindy) Greer

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How Managers Can Best Support a Gig Workforce
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how the rise of digital giants in the gig economy has brought new scrutiny to how companies should manage contingent workers.
Book Duration 2m
Book Authors By Adam Roseman

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why Teams Should Record Individual Expectations
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review shows that a new approach to group decision-making can lead to better outcomes.
Book Duration 4m
Book Authors By Ken Favaro, Manish Jhunjhunwala

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on The Art of Balancing Autonomy and Control
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about what managers can learn from hackathon organizers about spurring innovation.
Book Duration 7m
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