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Essentials of Forming and Developing a Team

In establishing a team, it is imperative to understand what a team is. According to Katzenbach and Smith, a team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, set of performance goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable. A team jointly produces definable products and services in a collaborative and consensual way.

Establishing a true team requires an understanding of its goals, relationships, and operational dynamics. The following topics offer information to help understand these components.

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Team Steps