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Harvard Business Review on Building Better Teams



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Most teams underperform. Yours can beat the odds. If you need the best practices and ideas for superior team building but don't have time to find them this book is for you. Here are 10 inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place. This collection of HBR articles will help you: Boost team performance through mutual accountability Motivate large, diverse groups to tackle complex projects Increase groups' emotional intelligence Reverse the fortunes of a struggling team Prevent decision deadlock Extract results from a bunch of touchy superstars Fight constructively with top-management colleagues Ensure productivity in far-flung teams

Table of Contents

Why Teams Don't Workp. 1
The Discipline of Teamsp. 19
Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teamsp. 45
Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groupsp. 73
Managing Multicultural Teamsp. 103
The Tough Work of Turning Around a Teamp. 125
When Teams Can't Decidep. 135
Virtuoso Teamsp. 153
How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fightp. 173
Can Absence Make a Team Grow Stronger?p. 197
Indexp. 219
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