Teams LO19942 -was:Jeanine Draut

Malcolm Burson (
Fri, 20 Nov 1998 09:05:08 -0500

Replying to LO19919 --

On 19 Nov 98, at 9:26, jeanine draut wrote:

> I have a question similar to Chris Treanor's (LO19870) about teams. I am
> curious to hear about anyone's practical experience with self-directed
> teams and team-based organizations. In what types of organizations does a
> team-based structure have the most success? What type of hierarchy, or
> what amount of formal authority is appropriate in team-based
> organizations?

Jeanine, you may want to check out LO member Robert Bacal's
website at

for a nice summary "When Teams Aren't Important or Desireable"

Hope this helps.


Malcolm C. Burson Management Solutions Orono, Maine (207) 866-0019

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