Background Note | HBS Case Collection | March 1994 (Revised March 1995)

Managing Your Team

by Linda A. Hill

Abstract

Designed as an overview note for the Managing Your Team module of the MBA second year elective course Power and Influence. Identifies some criteria for evaluating team effectiveness and outlines in detail the key areas of responsibility of team managers: managing the team's boundary, and managing the team itself (including designing the team and facilitating the team's process). Also contains a brief appendix on managing transnational teams as well as substantial bibliographic references for further reading.

Keywords: Groups and Teams; Performance Evaluation; Management; Cross-Cultural and Cross-Border Issues;

Citation:

Hill, Linda A. "Managing Your Team." Harvard Business School Background Note 494-081, March 1994. (Revised March 1995.)