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September 06, 2012 by Bruce Jones, Programming Director, Disney Institute
In your experience, are teams more or less productive when left to their own devices?
Posted in Leadership Excellence
Tagged Teamwork, Leadership
2 Responses to Can Teams Lead Themselves?
on September 06, 2012
An empowered team is a wonderful thing to behold! Ms. Trembley's pre-requisite, however, is essential. There must be clearly defined objectives and outcome expectations. Absent that a strong team can lead themselves in a different direction that wastes time and effort.
on September 09, 2012
While I have seen teams begin work without a formal leader, inevitably, an informal leader will emerge. This doesn't mean that all teams and groups must have a designated leader; however, having a formalized leader may help the group get through the initial socialization stage quicker and begin to work through their project.
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