Leading a Crossfunctional Team

Cross-Functional Teams
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Pete Kornberger, USA

Leading a Crossfunctional Team

What qualities, style make someone into a suitable team leader of a crossfunctional team?


amani gera
Accountant, Egypt

Cross Functional Team Leadership

Cross-functional team leader should be a cross-functional candidate which mean listen with deep understanding of people situation and great talent to articulate his vision to others.

Bernard Peek
Consultant, United Kingdom

Demands on Cross Functional Team Leader

The team leader needs to inspire confidence while taking the team through the phases: forming, storming, norming, performing. Also he needs to keep the team focused on its ultimate goal, avoiding distractions and dissent.

Guillermo Linares, Mexico

Synergy is the Key

The leader more than any has to hear what his team says and articulate their work to accomplish their target, the most effective people are the one's who are always focus and always connected.

Aree Cheunwattana
Lecturer, Thailand

Cross Functional Team Leadership

Concise, readable and informative. I learned much from this article.... Sign up

Aaron Shaffer
Consultant, United States

Systems Thinker

Ideally, they need to be able to see the organization as a broader system - seeing how each function... Sign up

Adedayo Olayemi
Student (MBA), British Indian Ocean Territory

Leaders of Cross Functional Teams

A cross functional team is a good way of handling company projects. The cross functional team leader... Sign up

David Calitz
Manager, South Africa

Team Leader

A team leader must lead his people. A manager must manage the team. Both must lead by example... Sign up

Dirk Schaele
Management Consultant, Belgium

Leading Vitual Teams

I agree with all the comments but in the light of the globalization and cost containment we did not ... Sign up


Cross Functional Team Leadership

The leader's ability to act outside the box with certain attitudes that enables him/her to act in an... Sign up

Joscelin Trouwborst
Management Consultant, Curacao

Leading a Crossfunctional Team

Typical a management team would be a crossfunctional team. Their succes or failure has been research... Sign up

Piek, South Africa

Cross Functional Team Leader is a Conductor

Too much emphasis is placed on the role of the Cross Functional Team - team leader. If the CFT-team ... Sign up

Franky He, China

Cross Function Team Leader is a Coordinator Only.

All abilities of cross function team leaders mentioned above are known for common leadership, but wh... Sign up

United States

Cross Functional Team Leader

All in all, a cross functional team leader is one who knows and understands the true colors of his t... Sign up

W. Denton Dobbs
Management Consultant, Canada

Cross Functional Team Leadership

Pity the poor cft leader that does not understand diversity and accountability. Diversity of interes... Sign up

Consultant, Uganda

Cross Functional Team Leader- Trust and Diversity Management

A leader of cross-functional team must have the ability to engender a high level of trust, promote a... Sign up

Rebecca M. Baybrook
Human Resources Executive, United States

Leading a Cross Functional Team

A coach who brings out the best in the team members as they work together to achieve a clearly artic... Sign up

John F. K. Afonu


It depends also on the characters of the members of the CFT. Much can be achieved if members are rea... Sign up

Ron L. Meredith
CEO, United States

Group Dynamics

The CFT leader role seems close to a group facilitator in a therapy group. Listen, define, articulat... Sign up

Devan Naidu
Project Manager, South Africa

CFT Leadership

The leader of a Cross-Functional Team needs to identify the strengths of each of the team members an... Sign up


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