Building Teams, Building People : Expanding the Fifth Resource Second Edition
Team building is not itself an activity, but the result of attending to the seventeen characteristics that demarcate effective teamwork. When these characteristics exist to a high degree, you have an effective team. When they do not, you have a weak team. It is the manager's job to assess the strength of these characteristics in the organization and then to remediate any weakness. That is effective team building. This widely read practical guide is free of technical jargon, with many examples of successful implementation.