The reality of the “senior management” in a lot of organizations is that critical decisions are typically made by the boss and a small group of confidants—a “team with no name”—outside of formal processes. Meanwhile, other members of the management team wonder why they weren’t in the room or even consulted ahead of time. The dysfunction that results from this gap between myth and reality has led to years of unproductive team building exercises. Join me this week, and my guest will that the problems of many big corporations are ones of process and structure, not psychology.
Tune in this Saturday morning at 8am on AM 930 WFMD, or listen from your pc by logging onto WFMD’s website and click the listen live button.
About this week’s guest:
Managing Partner Strategic Offsites Group Author
|Bob Frisch, the managing partner of the Strategic Offsites Group, is the author of three Harvard Business Review articles: “Off-Sites That Work,” “When Teams Can’t Decide,” and “Who Really Makes the Big Decisions in Your Company.” His first book, Who’s In the Room? How Great Leaders Structure and Manage the Teams Around Them was recently published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley.|