BUS 4060: Team Building and Leadership


The study of high performance skills, innovation, management, and effective development of cross-cultural teams in relation to leadership. Analysis and discussion of leadership styles in both social and professional situations, the importance of making wise business decisions within a team-based environment, and overcoming unhealthy agreements. Examination of leaders' communication styles, leadership power, situational leadership, creativity and leadership, resolving conflict, teamwork, motivation, coaching skills, emotional intelligence, and the impact of leaders on organizational decision making.


  1. Summarize the determinants of high-performance teams.
  2. Construct a team member skills–motivation matrix.
  3. Examine the impact of shared leadership on team competencies.
  4. Explain the importance of teamwork in an organization.
  5. Describe team-building activities leaders can incorporate for better managing internal teams and interorganizational alliances.
  6. Distinguish between the coaching and facilitating roles of a team leader.
  7. Identify problems-solving approaches to resolving conflict between and within teams.
  8. Predict major challenges teams will face in the future.




Team building: Proven strategies for improving team performance (Rev: 5)

Publisher: Jossey-Bass (2013)
Author: Dyer, W. G., Dyer, W. G., & Dyer, J. H.
ISBN: 9781118105139
Price: (No information available)

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