Today, stable work teams that have ample time to gel, strategize and plan are becoming a rarity. According to Harvard professor Amy Edmonson, dynamic work environments and large-scale challenges require “teaming”: the flexibility to collaborate in the moment with an ever-changing roster of professionals. Edmondson describes the qualities essential to teaming and provides real-world success stories. getAbstract recommends her clear, practical talk to those involved in team management and cross-disciplinary work.
In this summary, you will learn
- How “teaming” differs from teamwork,
- Why teaming is often best-suited for today’s work environment and
- What three qualities are essential to successful teaming.
About the Speaker
Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson, PhD, is the author of Extreme Teaming.
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