Guidelines and 25 activites designed to build and maintain effective teams! Aimed at any manager, consultant, or employee responsible for developing effective teams, Improving Work Groups offers a step--by--step system for initiating and evaluating team performance. Youa ll discover: aeo What a team really is aeo Why teams should be built aeo How teams are developed aeo Who develops them, and aeo How to measure and improve team effectiveness Youa ll also get 25 activities that cover a wide range of issues concerning team building, such as: setting objectives, analyzing the leadership function, leadership style, team development stages, charting team success, and many more! Based on the premise that few teams develop to their full effectivess without a good deal of nuturing, Improving Work Groups brings an element of open, systematic planning and review to the task of team development. Novice or seasoned veteran, youa ll find it a valuable tool for developing teams that work together long into the future!