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6 Overall

7 Applicability

5 Innovation

7 Style


Recommendation

This is a solidly written, clear and comprehensive guide to leading teams. Author Gregory E. Huszczo touches on almost every subject a team leader needs to know - what skills are necessary, how you develop them, how you build teams, what you do when conflict erupts and so on. This book is an excellent introduction to team building for someone newly assigned to a team. It also offers important advice for executives of companies that are considering a team approach to management. The style is clear and straightforward, but quite academic. The author cites research and evidence to back his assertions, but he does not provide much in the way of entertainment. getAbtract.com finds that those who like to swallow their management lore straight from the bottle will savor this book; those who prefer to mix it with anecdotes may wish to imbibe elsewhere.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to lead a team; and
  • What to do when team members do not act according to your plan.
 

About the Author

Gregory E. Huszczo is an award-winning teacher and researcher, an industrial/organizational psychologist, a consultant and trainer. He is also the author of Tools for Team Excellence.

 

Summary

Team Leaders
To lead a team, first help the team see itself clearly and help members understand how the team works. What is its structure? What and how is it doing? Teams can be led many ways. Indeed, the way you lead a team depends in large measure on the kind of people who are on the...

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