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Characteristics of High Performance Teams

by: Terence R. Traut

Abstract: Based on significant research, Entelechy has defined characteristics of effective teams.

Entelechy reviewed over 50 studies on high performance teams and compiled a list of high performance team characteristics. We grouped characteristics into eight categories as indicated below.

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  1. Participative Leadership
  2. Aligned On Purpose And Vision
  3. Task Focused
  4. Shared Responsibility
  5. Innovative
  6. Problem Solving
  7. Strong Communication
  8. Responsive
  9. Self Monitoring
See if your team shares characteristics of High Performance Teams. Circle the characteristics that describe your team; cross off those that don't describe your team.

PARTICIPATIVE LEADERSHIP

ALIGNED ON PURPOSE AND VISION TASK FOCUSED SHARED RESPONSIBILITY INNOVATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING STRONG COMMUNICATION RESPONSIVE SELF MONITORING About The Author

Terence R. Traut is the president of Entelechy, Inc., a company that helps small businesses and larger organizations unlock the potential of their people through customized training programs in the areas of sales, management, customer service, and training. Check out our 40 customisable modules, training tools, and eGuides at- www.unlockit.com.

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Terence can be reached at 603-424-1237
or email- ttraut@unlockit.com


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