Appreciative Team Building

Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best of Your Team




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/16/2004

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9780595335039

About the Book

Appreciative Team Building: Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best of Your Team provides your team with everything it needs to discover the keys to past successes and future possibilities. Learn how to enhance your team's performance by igniting engaging conversations.

Providing 48 positive questions, sample interview guides, and a step-by-step process for self-managed inquiry, Appreciative Team Building breaks new ground in the development of high performance teams. Choose positive questions on any one of eight topics that are pivotal to high performance and team development:

  • Clear and shared goals
  • Clear and shared roles and responsibilities
  • Supportive and empowering relationships
  • Clear and shared procedures
  • Nurturing and challenging leadership
  • Evolving energy and spirit
  • Productivity and performance
  • Complete, purposeful and uplifting communication

    Then follow a step-by-step self-managed appreciative inquiry process that guides your team-your unique collection of relationships-towards its highest potential.

    Hear what people are saying about Appreciative Team Building:

    "This book is full of provocative and positive questions that will develop and enhance your team's performance, yielding faster and better results."
    -Julie Meiresonne
    Director, Customer Relations
    Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Division, Broomfield, CO

    "Take time to savor every page of this book. The questions are free and intentionally different. They draw you in, transforming how you and others work together on a day-to-day basis. It is a meaningful contribution to the field. Grab it."
    -Jane Galloway Seiling
    Senior Editor, Focus Book Series, The Taos Institute Consultant and Author, The Membership Organization and The Meaning and Role of Organizational Advocacy

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