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The innovative team: unleashing creative potential for breakthrough resultsesults

By: Grivas, Chris.
Publisher: New Delhi Jossey-Bass 2012Description: xiii, 243 Paper.ISBN: 978-81-265-3592-7.Subject(s): Team | Team member | Creative thinking | Team - innovationDDC classification: 658.4022/Gri/Puc
Contents:
Acknowledgments ix About the Authors xi Foreword xv Introduction 1 Part 1 The Story Chapter 1 We Have a Problem 13 Chapter 2 JustWhat Kind of Duck AreWe Dealing with Here? 27 Chapter 3 The Sum of the Parts 33 Chapter 4 The Need and theWay Out 41 Chapter 5 Thinking About Thinking 59 Chapter 6 Mapping a Minefield 67 Chapter 7 The Power of a Good Question 77 Chapter 8 FromWild toWorkable 89 Chapter 9 Combining the Unlikely 99 Chapter 10 Be CarefulWhat YouWish For 109 Chapter 11 Preserving the Novelty 121 Chapter 12 Priming the Pump 127 Chapter 13 The Pieces Come Together 139 Chapter 14 What’s the POINt? 153 Chapter 15 Assisting Acceptance 163 Chapter 16 Sealing the Deal 181 Epilogue Where Are They Now? 187 Part 2 Exploring the Four Creative Thinking Styles Chapter 17 Applying the Framework 193 Chapter 18 Clarifying the Situation 195 Chapter 19 Generating Ideas 205 Chapter 20 Developing Solutions 215 Chapter 21 Implementing Plans 225 Chapter 22 The Combination of Preferences Within People 231 Chapter 23 Creating Conditions for Success 237
Summary: Description New tools for tapping the creativity of teams and achieving breakthrough results The Innovative Team is an engaging business fable that reveals the impact our underlying work style preferences have on our teams and their results. The authors present a breakthrough thinking process for developing successful teams. They introduce a uniquely effective set of tools built on FourSight, a measure of problem-solving preferences field-tested by top consultants, which can help anyone from professionals to novices solve problems and achieve performance breakthroughs. FourSight enables teams to understand their patterns of thinking and manage themselves more deliberately toward accomplishing a goal. Written as a business fable that recounts the story of a team's journey from dysfunctional to high functioning Outlines a new and effective set of tools for enhanced team performance Details the four stages of a dynamic breakthrough thinking process The Innovative Team offers a great resource for management and leadership development professionals, team leaders, and anyone interested in kick-starting innovation in their workplaces and lives.
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Acknowledgments ix
About the Authors xi

Foreword xv

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Story

Chapter 1 We Have a Problem 13

Chapter 2 JustWhat Kind of Duck AreWe Dealing with Here? 27

Chapter 3 The Sum of the Parts 33

Chapter 4 The Need and theWay Out 41

Chapter 5 Thinking About Thinking 59

Chapter 6 Mapping a Minefield 67

Chapter 7 The Power of a Good Question 77

Chapter 8 FromWild toWorkable 89

Chapter 9 Combining the Unlikely 99

Chapter 10 Be CarefulWhat YouWish For 109

Chapter 11 Preserving the Novelty 121

Chapter 12 Priming the Pump 127

Chapter 13 The Pieces Come Together 139

Chapter 14 What’s the POINt? 153

Chapter 15 Assisting Acceptance 163

Chapter 16 Sealing the Deal 181

Epilogue Where Are They Now? 187

Part 2 Exploring the Four Creative Thinking Styles

Chapter 17 Applying the Framework 193

Chapter 18 Clarifying the Situation 195

Chapter 19 Generating Ideas 205

Chapter 20 Developing Solutions 215

Chapter 21 Implementing Plans 225

Chapter 22 The Combination of Preferences Within People 231

Chapter 23 Creating Conditions for Success 237

Description
New tools for tapping the creativity of teams and achieving breakthrough results
The Innovative Team is an engaging business fable that reveals the impact our underlying work style preferences have on our teams and their results. The authors present a breakthrough thinking process for developing successful teams. They introduce a uniquely effective set of tools built on FourSight, a measure of problem-solving preferences field-tested by top consultants, which can help anyone from professionals to novices solve problems and achieve performance breakthroughs. FourSight enables teams to understand their patterns of thinking and manage themselves more deliberately toward accomplishing a goal.

Written as a business fable that recounts the story of a team's journey from dysfunctional to high functioning
Outlines a new and effective set of tools for enhanced team performance
Details the four stages of a dynamic breakthrough thinking process
The Innovative Team offers a great resource for management and leadership development professionals, team leaders, and anyone interested in kick-starting innovation in their workplaces and lives.

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