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Foreword by Marshall Goldsmith
About the Book
Team Quotient: How to Build High Performance Leadership Teams that WIN Every Time is a novel concept conceived by the author to measure, track, and diagnose the state of any team as well as its transformational progress, thereby creating a roadmap to team excellence. Drawing upon examples from sports, business, and non-governmental organizations, the author shares over 50 real life team lessons.
Using case studies of teams that have been transformed, the author distills the ‘Essential Elements’ required for any team to achieve success. TQ then takes leaders through a clear, step-by-step approach to creating their own brilliant teams.
The book contains interviews with accomplished leaders and team transformation examples from such companies as AMGEN, Cathay Pacific Airways, Ford Motor Company, Global Sources, GSK, Kimberly-Clark, Kohl’s and others to demonstrate the process, potential pitfalls, and results of team transformation.
As the author points out, “Leaders are only as good as the teams they build.”
Praise for TQ
"Team Quotient is a novel concept which both measures team effectiveness while offering a roadmap for your team success!"
Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times best-selling author and editor of 35 books including What Got You Here Won’t Get You There and Triggers.
"A fascinating read! Companies facing major change need strong leadership committed to their mission. Douglas offers insightful stories and anecdotes from his vast experience, together with cases from industry leaders, providing readers with a comprehensive perspective on team effectiveness.”
Dave Schoch, Group Vice President, Ford Motor Company, President, Ford Asia Pacific Operations
“A must read for leaders who want to maximize their team performance”
Achal Agarwal, President, Asia Pacific Region, Kimberly-Clark, “CNBC’s Asia Business Leader of the Year’”.