From Jon Katzenbach at strategy+business: Both big business and big government should shift their management cultures from compromise to integration.
From strategy+business: CEOs can turn conflict, dissent, and disagreement into a powerful tool for driving performance. They can create a productively tense team — one that engages in the "right fights" in the right way over what matters most to the company's current and future performance. The tension is real, but it creates a positive energy that moves the company forward.
Book site for “Divide or Conquer: How great teams turn conflict into strengths”
Joseph Pelrine promised to teach us “hard science for soft skills” with respect to coaching teams. Joseph feels that coaching as a discipline lacks the scientific background and rigor that it needs: “Air guitar and attitude” won’t do — Allan Kay. His goal to is to supply that rigor.
In his book Great Business Teams, Howard M. Guttman identifies certain steps that teams can take to ensure that their decisions are both as speedy and effective as possible.
From Ken Thompson: There are four different types of “teamwork” in biological teams: Solowork, Crowdwork, Groupwork and Teamwork itself.