Developing a truly cohesive team is probably one of the most challenging tasks a typical manager will face throughout her career (hey, sorry but we get a little into advanced statistics in this post. Please bear with it). The challenges in team development are numerous, including things like:employees not getting along lack of coordination and communication between new and sometimes tenured team members political game-play and power collection lack of skill/role integration
Now a team could be a as small as 2 members or as large as a hundred or so. Teams by definition are project oriented, meaning they come together for a purpose and generally speaking [...]
The design and leading of a task force can be looked at from multiple perspectives. What is a task force other than a collection of individuals tasked with the performance and planning of a particular goal or objective? This paper will discuss the leading, managing and thinking associated with this particular task force and will propose a number of key points to be included in the design and management of this task force, collected from discussion, research and personal experience that should yield a general framework for use at ABC Corporation for the purposes of reducing lost time or “excess absenteeism”.
Although the fact pattern is unique and extensive in [...]