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, and ensure productivity in far-flung teams.
This collection includes these best-selling HBR articles: "Why Teams Don't Work," "The Discipline of Teams," "Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams," "Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups," "Managing Multicultural Teams," "The Tough Work of Turning Around a Team," "When Teams Can't Decide," "Virtuoso Teams," "How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight," and "Can Absence Make a Team Grow Stronger?"