Friday, October 9, 2009

Quote of the day

Just came across this

One of the best definitions of a team is:

"A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals, and approach for which they are mutually accountable."

(Katzenbach and Smith, 1993: The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-performance Organization. Boston: Harvard Business School.)

A slightly better operational definition we use, is

“Our team is a group of individuals who hold each other mutually accountable for a shared outcome”

- what is your definition of a team?

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