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Section 6: Teambuilding - Table of Contents


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Introduction

Teamwork: Variations on a Theme
How to Use These Materials
The New Rules
Leadership for Teams

Building and Sustaining the Team

Seven Characteristics of High Performing Teams
Teaming Techniques to Encourage High Productivity with your School Head

Assessments
Leadership Team Review
Performance Support: Assessing Your Teamwork
How Effective is your Team
Leadership Team Self Assessment: A Springboard for Discussion
Together Everyone Achieves More

Group Activities
Cross Interviewing
Characteristics of a Team Player
Behaviors, Fears, Attitudes and Practices that Prohibit Teamwork
Strategies to Improve Teamwork
Organizational Barriers to Effective Teamwork
The School of Hard Knocks
Team building
Scenarios
Situation Studies Requiring Board President's Leadership

Communications

Leadership Communications Flow
Lessons from Geese


Activities
Leadership Communications: Among Board Members
Leadership Communications: Board/Head of School
Leadership Communications: Internally with Employees
Leadership Communications: Externally to Communities
Guide to Effective Listening


Communication Covenants
Redlands Agreement
Guiding Principle

Conflict Management

Caveats
Managing Conflict
Negative Board Communications
Group-Building Behaviors
Tips for Avoiding and Managing Conflict During The School Board Meeting
Guidelines For Reaching Consensus
Group Consensus Questions
Managing Hidden Agendas During Times Of Crisis Group Processing



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