Team Effectiveness

Transforming Teams of Experts into Expert Teams

A team of experts doesn’t make an expert team. Top team performance isn’t innate: it’s developed as new knowledge, skills, and behaviors. 

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Navigating Polarities: Using Both/And Thinking to Lead Transformation

How do you do two seemingly opposite things at once? How can you be candid and diplomatic, provide structure and flexibility, keep things stable and lead change, and focus on organizational interests while simultaneously doing what's best for employees?...

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CoachXConversations: Asha Keddy & Carol Kauffman

Asha Keddy and Carol Kauffman discuss disruptive leadership.

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Webinar: Build an "A" Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve​

Worried about irrelevance? Is your client or your clients' organization about to get disrupted? If you are looking for a surefire sign, look at where your workforce is on the the S-curve. Based on my proprietary research around disruption, every organization is a collection of individual S or learning curves....

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2016 October Coaching Report

This month we focus on Innovation. Wikipedia defines innovation simply as a "new idea, device, or method." However, innovation is often also viewed as the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, unarticulated needs, or existing market needs....

Communication and trust are key: Unlocking the relationship between leadership and team performance and creativity

Considerable theoretical and empirical work has identified a relationship between transformational leadership and team performance and creativity. The mechanisms underlying this link, however, are not well understood....

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Is training leaders in functional leadership a useful tool for improving the performance of leadership functions and team effectiveness?

Departing from the functional leadership model, we propose a team leadership training model as a way to improve the performance of leadership functions and foster team effectiveness....

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Effects of ethical leadership on emotional exhaustion in high moral intensity situations

Emotional exhaustion is a threat to standard operations, particularly in organizations in which physical safety is at risk. High moral intensity is inherent in such organizations due to the magnitude of consequences associated with ethical/unethical conduct....

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From Science to Practice II: Case Study Research for Coaches

Case Study and Notes Read article Speaking Up in the Operating Room: How Team Leaders Promote Learning in Interdisciplinary Action Teams by Amy C. Edmondson...

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A historiometric analysis of leadership in mission critical multiteam environments

Perhaps nowhere are leaders more pivotal than in the extreme contexts of responding to the aftermath of natural disasters or orchestrating post-war stability support transition and reconstruction efforts....

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