Team Leadership Toolkit

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Introduction

This toolkit focuses on team development and leadership - how team leaders can best lead and develop their teams. The team may be a permanent one or project team.

Considerable research work has been carried out in this field, most of which has focussed on four questions:

This site summarises the work in all of those areas and is in four parts, each accessed by the buttons at the top of the page and by the links below. They are:

  • Overview - this introductory section.
     
  • Team Development - models and approaches used in the development of teams. Development of their capability, team spirit, climate, and effectiveness.
     
  • Leadership Styles - the main theories of leadership and motivation style plus self-assessment questionnaires.
     
  • Leadership Skills - the main leadership and interpersonal skills needed