Human Resources

Team Development

The following titles include content covered in the annual Leadership Development Series: Essentials of Effective Supervision, a seven session certificate program.

The Wisdom of Teams

by Jon Katzenbach and Douglas Smith
definitions of high performing teams and the factors that create extraordinary performance from a team

FISH! - video

from Charthouse Learning
an exhilarating video that showcases the Pike Place Fish Market, and their four values for being a team: Be There, Play, Make Their Day and Choose Your Attitude

Additional Resources

Other titles describing how teams work and what factors can limit their performance and success include:

Five Dysfunctions of a Team

by Patrick Lencioni
overview of how an Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict, Lack of Commitment, Avoidance of Accountability and Inattention to Results can limit the performance and effectiveness of a team

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

by Patrick Lencioni
follow-up book that describes strategies for overcoming the Five Dysfunctions


Additional references and resources on Teams and Stages of Team Development (these resources are not included in the Cafe Collection).