Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Today's companies are fast turning to teams as a means for organizing and doing work. In theory, teams increase productivity, improve communication, make better use of resources, are more creative and more efficient at solving problems, and make and implement higher quality decisions.
In reality, however, many companies and managers have found teams prone to problems that make them ineffective. Teams become confused about goals; they have difficulty in reaching decisions; individuals don't accept their roles; and team leaders don't always act like one. In short, the promise of teams has fallen short of our expectations. This program identifies the obstacles that prevent teams from achieving their potential and provides methods to remove them.
Who Should Attend
Creating High Performance Teams is designed for all individuals, managers, and senior executives who want to learn why teamwork has not been as successful in some circumstances as had been hoped, to get the most out of existing teams, and to start off new teams on the right foot
What you will gain
Harvey Robbins is a Fellow of Executive Education, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, and president of Robbins & Robbins and is a practicing business psychologist. He has provided international consulting services to numerous corporations and federal and state agencies, regularly presents at national and international conferences, and is listed as a featured speaker with several prominent speakers' bureaus.
Robbins is author/co-author of seven books: Turf Wars, How to Speak and Listen Effectively, Why Teams Don't Work, Why Change Doesn't Work, Transcompetition, The New Why Teams Don't Work, and The Accidental Leader. He is currently working on a new leadership book entitled Scout's Honor: Timeless Values of Ethical Leaders.
He received his doctorate in clinical/educational psychology from Texas A&M - Commerce.
Listen to Harvey Robbins describe the program (MP3)
Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
321 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0438
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