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April, 2018

Grow • Engage • Inspire


Topic Spotlight Team Effectiveness

Being an Effective Team Member makes your group more successful and impacts you and your life. The resources below are available in the HHS Learning Management System (LMS) to inspire and assist you in being the best team member you can be, take a moment and check them out today.

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Building the Foundation for an Effective Team In this course, you'll learn about the five stages of team development and strategies for selecting high-performing team members most suited for your project or team. You'll also learn about laying the foundation for a successful team. atm_01_a01_bs_enus 29 min

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
What Makes an Effective Team? Effective teams are more than clear goals, clear roles, good internal processes, etc. which are more internally focused activities. It's also comprised of external activity--what team members do across their boundaries within the team. 73498 3 min
Characteristics of Effective Teams Effective teams incorporate three Ss: Selflessness, Simplicity, and a willingness to Slow down to speed up. 96470 3 min

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
The Secret of Teams: What Great Teams Know and Do
Audio Book
This audio edition reveals the keys to creating high-performance teams that consistently achieve great results. The core message is that Talent, Skills, and Community are all essential to team success, and that team leaders and leaders supervising or training team leaders, need to develop all three in order to create such teams. 74423 178 min
100 Great Team Effectiveness Ideas Good team leaders are regularly looking for ways of equipping their teams to work effectively, whilst also ensuring there is time to reflect on longer term issues. The ideas in this book will provide a range of suggestions to help you calibrate how best you can be both an effective team leader and member. 95382 241 pages


Desktop Skills Spotlight
Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Microsoft Word 2010: Reviewing a Document When you're reviewing a document, Microsoft Word 2010 enables you to mark up your edits using track changes and to insert comments. In this video, Steve English uses the Track Changes feature to review text, and the Comments feature to add and delete a comment in a document. 47814 5 min
Microsoft Excel 2010: Excel Options The Excel Options dialog box allows you to configure how the Microsoft Excel 2010 environment behaves. You can change the default font, the tabs on the Ribbon, the options for saving and proofing workbooks, as well as the way formulas work. In this video, Adam Wilcox demonstrates how to configure some of these options. 48016 6 min


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