How to Lead Work Teams : Facilitation Skills

by Fran Rees

Paper Book, 1991



Call number

IBMC Library - HD 66 R394 1991


San Francisco : Pfeiffer & Co.




Completely revised and updated! Develop the skills that are key for becoming a successful teamleader! Now in its second edition, How to Lead Work Teams shows youstep by step, how to develop the powerful facilitaion skills thatwill help make you an outstanding leader, coach, motivator andfacilitator. Includes great tools and techniques to help you putthese skills into action today! Using Rees's innovative L.E.A.D. model you can become a team leaderwho: * Leads with a clear purpose. Articulate your team's goals andpurpose and encourage open and thoughtful discussion (includingdisagreement), brainstorming, and active listening. * Empowers to participate. Encourage team members to communicate inways that enhance teamwork and achieve results. * Aims for consensus. Reach consensus by taking the time forquestioning, listening, clarifying, augmenting, summarizing, anddocumenting. * Directs the process. Lead the process of communication bothinside and outside your team. "The new edition hits the nail on the head. Every employee whoworks as a member of a team needs to learn facilitation skills. Howto Lead Work Teams explains and describes skills and practicaltechniques in a very readable way." --Judith C. Tingley, president, Performance Improvement Pros, Inc.… (more)

Local notes

Facilitating: a new style of leadership -- Team movement -- New leader-facilitator -- How facilitation works -- Getting people to work together -- Making the transition from controlling to facilitating -- Facilitating one-on-one meetings -- Facilitating team meetings -- Meetings: the heart of teamwork -- Leading a participative meeting -- Planning and focusing the meeting -- Encouraging participation -- Recording and posting people's ideas -- Managing the group process -- Getting to consensus and closure.
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