|Author||: Christina Wodtke|
|ISBN 10||: 0996006060|
|ISBN 13||: 9780996006064|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
"We talk a lot about autonomous and empowered teams but there's far too little real world advice on how to actually make it happen. In this excellent book, Christina does just that. Through engaging storytelling... she introduces a practical cadence of goals, feedback, and self-improvement we can all adopt to successfully build high performing, learning teams." - Martin Eriksson, Internationally Acclaimed Project Management Leader An Actionable Leadership Book in the Form of a Fable In The Team That Managed Itself, Christina Wodtke teaches leaders how to build and lead high performing teams based on her long career in the trenches in Silicon Valley. Her book is engaging, actionable--and built around a story you'll want to read.After her boss leaves suddenly, Allie finds herself responsible for the casual gaming titan Quiltworld and the dozens of people working on the highly dysfunctional team. Can Allie learn to competently hire, fire, and give feedback in time to make the product's big sales goals? Or will the team, the buggy code, and the beloved game fall apart while Allie's job goes up in smoke?Learn to lead a team along with Allie as she tackles one challenge after another while the clock ticks down. How do you build the right team and choose the goals to pull them to greatness, even if you're dealing with a toxic environment? How do you keep your people moving in the right direction without burning out or burning it all down? As Allie finds out, even in the face of overwhelming pressure it's about setting expectations, giving good feedback, checking in against goals, and learning as a team.. Leading so well that your team learns to manage itself? That's no fable. Learn how from Christina Wodtke.