Developing A Team Vision

West, Michael A. & Unsworth, Kerrie L. (1998) Developing A Team Vision. In Parker, Glenn M. (Ed.) Handbook of Best Practices for Teams (Vol 2). HRD Press, New Jersey, pp. 295-310.


The overriding reason why people work in teams is because they share a common goal or purpose which they believe will be achieved more successfully by working together. This notion of shared purpose or shared vision is the defining element of teams at work. By taking the time to clearly define team vision, purpose and objectives, those who work within teams have a greater chance of being effective and creative in their work.

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Keywords: Teams, team working, vision
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Industrial and Organisational Psychology (170107)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1998 HRD Press
Deposited On: 11 Jan 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2015 23:16

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