I. The Benefits of Teams.
The Stages of Team Performance.
Team Building: A Continuing Process.
II. The Four Stages of Team Performance.
Introduction to the Four Stages.
Key Dimensions of Team Performance: Task and Relationship.
Characteristics of the Four Stages.
Life Cycles of the Stages.
Summary of the Concepts and Principles.
III. Individual and Team Development Plans.
Individual Development Plan.
Team Development Plan.
IV. Exercises for Developing and Increasing Individual and Team Performance.
Exercise 1. What’s Important to Me, What’s Important to You.
Exercise 2. Trust Me, Trust You.
Exercise 3. Speak Up, Listen Up.
Exercise 4. Think “We,” Rather Than “I Versus You”.
Exercise 5. Giving and Receiving Feedback.
Exercise 6. Career Development Journal.
Exercise 7. Individual Success Versus Team Success.
Exercise 8. Stylemarks of High-Performing Teams.
Exercise 9. Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
V. Suggested Development Activities, Exercises, and Resources for Each Stage.
About the Authors.