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Month: December 2016

Teams are “Us” – Part 5: More Nitty-Gritty

Teams are “Us” – Part 5: More Nitty-Gritty

“If you want one year of prosperity grow grain.  If you want ten years of prosperity grow trees.  If you want one hundred years of prosperity grow your people” — Confucius (~ 500 BC) In my last post, I outlined the various Team structures that I have worked with over the years. I went into some detail as to the differences between Cross-Functional Teams and Natural Work Groups. I also stressed that just forming a Team is not sufficient in of…

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