School Leadership eCollection

What new team leaders should do first

Carolyn O'Hara, C

Document type:
Article
Abstract:

Getting people to work together isn’t easy, and unfortunately many leaders skip over the basics of team building in a rush to start achieving goals. But your actions in the first few weeks and months can have a major impact on whether your team ultimately delivers results. This article explores what steps should be taken to set your team up for success? How do you form group norms, establish clear goals, and create an environment where everyone feels comfortable and motivated to contribute? [Introduction]