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August, 2018

Grow • Engage • Inspire


Topic Spotlight: Team Effectiveness

Teamwork has a dramatic effect on organizational performance. An effective team can help an organization achieve incredible results. Below are a sampling of resources available in the HHS Learning Management System (LMS) to assist you, take a moment and check them out today.

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Establishing Effective Virtual Teams Building a solid team is enough of a challenge when everyone is in the same location. Virtual teams require even more commitment. In this course, you'll learn about remote management and tactics for communication, assessment, and meetings. ald_06_a01_bs_enus 30 min


Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Applying Essentialism to a Team Ask the team, what is the most important thing we should be working on now? The head of a highly successful high school rugby team uses the acronym WIN: Whatís Important Now? Focus on doing the right things at the right time for the right reasons. 88754 2 min
Team Players, Vacationers, and Prisoners Individuals in an organization include the players, who challenge the status quo and take risks; a large group he calls vacationers, who donít want to rock the boat; and prisoners, who are unhappy but stay, and stay, and recruit others. 80836 3 min


Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Smart Tribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together
Audio Book
This audio edition will help you and your team achieve optimal performance and engagement - brilliance - and leave competitors in the dust. Read by the author. 58314 420 min
Building the Team Organization: How to Open Minds, Resolve Conflict, and Ensure Cooperation Is your organization a true team or merely a collection of individuals more or less pulling in the same direction? Much as we might wish it, none of us can reach our goals without the help of others in our organization Ė and they need us to help them to achieve theirs. 89346 231 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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