A team-based culture is the best type of organizational structure in my opinion, but you have to make sure you understand the disadvantages when you are starting out — it’s definitely not a panacea.
Your company has decided to merge departments, each with multiple teams and different processes, competing products, or dissimilar cultures.
Your ability to map and solve complicated, multi-faceted problems is why they pay you the Big Bucks. But you needn’t lie awake at night chewing on the grisly issues.
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No is a tricky word, because you always want to be perceived as a can-do individual. In general, you should try to preempt situations in which you will have to decline an assignment.
Teams can do a variety of things, and the buzzwords can get heavy when talking about teams. Teams may coordinate projects, create products, deliver services, or provide advice and they all make decisions.
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I’ve heard people say that they want to quit their jobs and start a business so often it has almost become a cliché. The truth, though, is that the process of becoming an entrepreneur is not one that happens overnight.
Your high performers dislike meetings — especially if they run long. They see meetings as a wasteful interruption to their structured work day. The more meetings they have, the less satisfied they feel with their job.
One of the biggest challenges for a team leader is finding the balance between making a decision and letting the team make a decision. If your organization has decided to become more team-based, it can be a struggle to determine …