Teamwork Is an Individual Skill: Getting Your Work Done When Sharing Responsibility
Christopher M. Avery, Meri Aaron Walker, Erin O'Toole MurphyISBN: 1-57675-155-4; 9781576751558;
Becoming skilled at doing more with others may be the single most important thing you can do to ensure that you remain employed in the emerging knowledge economy. Teamwork Is an Individual Skill offers best practices, tips, and developmental activities for taking personal responsibility for the success of teams and other relationships at work. It equips you with a set of individual mental skills and behaviors that will help you create highly responsible and productive relationships. No longer will you find yourself complaining, "I got assigned to a bad team." Instead, you'll know what to do to make teamwork work for you. This book aims to remove the ambiguity that exists around teambuilding by focusing on five abilities: 1. personal responsibility for productive relationships 2. creating powerful partnerships 3. aligning individuals around a shared purpose 4. trusting just right 5. developing your collaborative mindset. ...