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Team of Teams

Stanley McChrystal et al.

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In Team Of Teams, retired U.S. Army general Stanley McChrystal reveals the power that small teams have to manage difficult and complicated issues in large companies.

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Team of Teams

Team of Teams

by Stanley McChrystal et al.

Overview

In today's digital world, things can change in an instant. Maybe your computer gets a virus and crashes. The stock market could plummet. Or maybe your competitor unexpectedly reveals an invention that outdoes your product.

You can never know what's going to happen next. So how can you prepare your business for unexpected events? By ensuring that you have the right teams in place.

In Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World, former commander of the American Joint Special Operations Command Stanley McChrystal answers one big question. How can a big organization possess the cohesion and adaptability of a small team? He explains how organizations can effectively transform into a flexible organism with a single vision.

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A leader's words matter, but actions ultimately do more to reinforce or undermine the implementation of a team of teams.

- Stanley McChrystal

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