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Being a Team Player

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Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers .
Written in English


  • Management - Teams,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • Business & Economics / Management,
  • Business,
  • General,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8791592M
ISBN 101583761640
ISBN 109781583761649

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  If you're on a team, your personal success helps make you a team player. This is because most people are at least a little bit competitive, whether they . 7 ways to be a good team player Meet your deadlinesBe open-mindedAppreciate other people’s work stylesAdapt quicklyAvoid office politics (more items).   Leadership expert John C. Maxwell follows his best-selling The Indisputable Laws of Teamwork with this powerfully succinct companion book, The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team presents a clear analysis of the personal characteristics necessary for becoming an effective team player/5.   In his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni laid out a groundbreaking approach for tackling the perilous group behaviors that destroy he turns his focus to the individual, revealing the three indispensable virtues of an ideal team player. In The Ideal Team Player, Lencioni tells the story of Jeff Shanley, a leader desperate to save/5.

This book is another in his series of "17" books, and I find that once again he could have combined most of them and made it the five or six essential qualities of a team player. The book is laid out systematically: name of the quality, feel-good story, points of explanation, points of application, next by: 9.   His first best-selling book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Jossey-Bass, ), hit on similar themes. His newest work follows Shanley and his team, including Clare Massic, the construction company’s HR director, as they set out to define the qualities of a good team player and to design a way to identify these traits in people. To be a great team player, you don’t have to be extroverted or indulge in self-promotion. In fact, great team players sport all kinds of personalities. You just need to be an active participant and do more than your job title states. Put the team’s objectives above yours and take the initiative to get things done without waiting to be asked. Being a valuable team member can open new career opportunities, because leaders may see firsthand what a great job you're doing. You may even be invited to bring your strengths into play in another team setting – and in higher profile, business-critical projects.

  Teamwork can mean collaboration and mutual reinforcement, but the fear of 'not being a team player can also make you keep silent when you want to . Being a Team Player – What It Really Takes Bill Russell changed the nature of professional basketball by the way he played the center position. In fact, his number 6 jersey was retired by the Boston Celtics in to honor his contributions to the teams that won nine consecutive NBA titles. Humble, Hungry and Smart - The Ideal Team Player a. Ideal team players possess adequate measures of humility, hunger and people smarts. b. They have little ego when it comes to needing attention or credit for their contributions, and they are comfortable sharing their accolades. c. Ideal team players work with a sense of energy, passion and. 15 Qualities That Make You a Great Team Player Being a competent team player may very well be one of the most important qualities you can have. As we live in a social world, and value our.