KEY POINTS ABOUT TEAMS
True teams are very different from other kinds of work groups.
Team effectiveness is measured by useful output, not good feelings
Effective teams are skilled at dealing with internal problems such as conflict
Diversity and complementarity of style and expertise make teams stronger
Effective team leaders practice facilitational leadership rather than controlling leadership
Teams benefit from the output of all members
Mutual respect and mutual accountability are the cornerstones of team effectiveness.
Soete, George. “Reorganizing for a Changing Information World.”p.112