Most projects or initiatives in today's organizations begin with the formation of a team, yet the majority of resources available for this core business activity are long on description and short on advice. 10 Steps to Successful Teams provides this missing, practical, easy-to-implement advice. Using a holistic, process-oriented approach, the book carefully guides readers through the process of building strong new teams or improving even the best existing teams. The book includes extensive assessments and tools created just for this book to help team leaders manage conflict and improve communication. You will find individual team member and leader self-assessments to help focus the team on getting results and to identify areas for improvement. One key feature of the book is Tips from Teams Members, which is designed to give advice on what works in team environments and how to avoid common pitfalls. A similar recurring element throughout the book offers advice from the field to team leaders. 10 Steps to Successful Teams is a holistic, practical, process-oriented approach to leading and managing teams focused on achieving organizational results. Preview 10 Steps to Successful Teams at Google Book Search!