20 Jun 2017
In this initial 20-minute video, the first in the series, Ken Thompson introduces the topic of High Performing Teams by first highlighting the 4 big challenges teams face today:
Ken continues by reviewing how the very nature of teams has evolved quite significantly over the last 15-20 years leading to where we find ourselves today - the relentless virtualization of teams in organizations. Then to help us understand the many issues involved in successfully establishing and leading virtual teams, Ken proposes a simple but insightful model, The MARTINI Model of Virtual Teams which identifies 4 team scenarios in increasing order of team leadership challenge:
Ken then goes on to directly address the central issue of teams - how to create sustainable high performing teams (HPTs) and closes this video with an introduction to a well-defined integrated Model for sustainable HPTs development which can be used to achieve it.
The Figure of 8/RaceTrack model of HPTs holistically integrates the 4 key aspects of Team Process Development:
and the 4 key aspects of Team Change Management:
Video 1 (20:09 mins) HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS COURSE by Ken Thompson - Topic 1 - Introduction
Video 2 (11:12 mins) HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS COURSE by Ken Thompson - Topic 2 - Creating HPTs in a hurry!
Video 3 (09:03 mins) HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS COURSE by Ken Thompson - Topic 3 - The Processes of HPTs
Video 4 (08:32 mins) HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS COURSE by Ken Thompson - Topic 4 - Change Management for HPTs
Video 5 (08:22 mins) HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS COURSE by Ken Thompson - Topic 5 - HPT Leadership Tips
1. Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature’s Most Successful Designs
2. The Networked Enterprise: Competing for the Future Through Virtual Enterprise Networks
3. A Systematic Guide to High Performing Teams (HPTs)
4. A Systematic Guide to Collaboration and Competition within organizations
'A Systematic Guide to Game Based Learning in Organizations'
We transform Leadership Development using Business Simulations, guided by three principles:
'Learn by Doing' approaches, such as Simulation, are more engaging & effective than traditional forms of learning
Team Learning offers a powerful extra learning dynamic & fosters better Collaboration & Team skills
Innovation skills learned during Simulations are easier to transfer back to the workplace
High Performing Teams Simulation
Business Acumen Simulation
Business Acumen & Strategy Simulation (B2C)