Team Leadership Theory And Practice

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Unit Three Assignment ? Strengthening Others For Team Excellence
Michelle Kinyungu
Kaplan University
GM503-02: Leadership Theory and Practice II
Dr. Lisa Bardill Moscaritolo
April 27, 2016

Introduction The topics discussed by Northouse, Kouzes, and Posner are team leadership. Team leadership are work units that have are interdependent and share common goals (Northouse,2016). In this week?s unit, team leadership will be explained through the Hill Model for Team Leadership and how it applies to team effectiveness. Furthermore, virtual and non-virtual team will be compare and contrast and how to create cohesiveness. Team leadership theory is the key to developing success high performing teams.
Hill Model for Team Leadership
The Hill Model for Team Leadership theory is broken down into subdivisions: leadership decisions, internal leadership actions (task and relational), external leadership actions (environmental), and team effectiveness (Northouse, 2016,). One key concept is development (team maintenance). Effective leader uses team maintenance to build team effectiveness, internally. For instance, creating team effectiveness includes ?foresting collaborating and building commitment and esprit de corps? (Northouse, 2016, p.378). Foresting collaboration is when a team has creative ideas, opinions, and cooperation.
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