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Collaborate to build effective teams to achieve organizational excellence and effectiveness

M.S. Rao (MSR Leadership Consultants India, Hyderabad, India)

Industrial and Commercial Training

ISSN: 0019-7858

Article publication date: 4 January 2016

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to collaborate to build effective teams to achieve organizational excellence and effectiveness.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper outlines a blueprint to build an effective team based on various personality types leveraging their competencies and capabilities.

Findings

It implores to identify various personality types of your team members, leverage their strengths, understand their expectations and apply different leadership tools and techniques as per the situation to build an effective team.

Practical implications

The tools and techniques adopted by leaders to build teams can be applied in any industry and in any size of organization.

Social implications

The social implications of this research suggests that leaders can do much better by collaborating to bring synergy in team members.

Originality/value

It outlines to lead three types of employees – actors, spectators and speed breakers in the workplace. It underscores to replace competitive mindset with a collaborative mindset to build successful teams.

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Citation

Rao, M.S. (2016), "Collaborate to build effective teams to achieve organizational excellence and effectiveness", Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 48 No. 1, pp. 24-28. https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-01-2015-0010

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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