Questions to Ask Before Starting Teams


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Questions to Ask Before Starting Teams
1010204 Questions to Ask Before Starting TeamsDon’t mention teams to me,” said the plant manager. “They’re nothin’ but trouble. Trouble and expense. Trouble and expense and time. I’ve already got troubles, I’ve already got expenses, and I don’t have any time.”“How can you say that?” asked the internal consultant. “Teams have shown their value in industry after industry in achieving both quality and productivity goals. You’ve looked at that report I sent you, haven’t you?”“Yes, but it also says that teams take years to develop. I have productivity and quality goals, all right, but we measure them in days, not years. Besides, I’ve listened to people at the Plant Managers Conferenc…
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Larry Holpp: Managing Teams. Questions to Ask Before Starting Teams, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 1999), AccessEngineering Export