When Teams Regress

Guttman, Howard M.
August 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p12
The article offers some tips to business leaders in the U.S. on revitalizing a sluggish high-performing team. It claims that high-performing teams are not perpetually high-performing and that well-led teams make more mistakes than average teams. It discusses the role of a leader of a high-performing teams in the team's revitalization.


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