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King & Lawley: Organizational Behaviour

Chapter 6: Web links

Teamwork models

This PDF presents the initial part of one of Peter Honey’s introductions to teamwork and his model:
http://www.peterhoney.com/documents/Teams-and-Teamwork_QuickPeek.pdf

The team management systems website:
http://www.tmsdi.com/

An interesting article giving some advice for how to create a high-performance team:
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/cutting-edge-leadership/201108/10-rules-high-performing-teams

Assessing your own teamwork

The Belbin self-perception inventory can be viewed online free of charge but you need to pay in order to get the results analysed. However it can be interesting to download and try filling in as a way of understanding how these types of questionnaires are used:
http://www.belbin.com/content/page/5673/BELBIN%28uk%29-2012-ObserverAssessments.pdf
http://www.belbin.com/content/page/6308/BELBIN%28uk%29-2012-SPI-AnswerGrid.pdf

The CIPD provide an overview of some of the essential concepts in teamworking. You need to sign up in order to read the full document:
http://www.cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/factsheets/teamworking.aspx

A number of useful teamwork tips:
http://targetjobs.co.uk/news/242433-top-10-skills-and-competencies-teamwork
http://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/sk/teamwork.htm

An excellent website with a lot of very useful advice and guidance for students. It includes a quiz to assess your teamworking abilities, a large number of tips and other advice from students:
http://bellinghamschools.org/sites/default/files/studentgal/onlineresearch/oldonline/mod8team.htm

An interesting example of a teamwork training and consultancy organization. They use circus skills to help teams develop their teamwork skills:
http://www.greentop.org/teambuilding?gclid=CIfN78Gl8rICFaTHtAodW08ALA