Building A Winning Team

Technical Leadership Capabilities

By (author) Brian Sutton, Robina Chatham

Publication date: 19 May 2017

The development of technical leadership capabilities is often overlooked as a training requirement in organisations but skills such as critical thinking and knowing when and how to exert your influence are key to business success. In this book management experts Brian Sutton and Robina Chatham describe and explain five management techniques to help you develop your leadership capabilities and build a winning team. With real life examples, tips and mini exercises, you'll also boost your soft skills as you steer your team to success.
Prof Brian Sutton has over 40 years’ management and leadership experience. He has developed comprehensive information systems strategies, conducted large-scale re-engineering initiatives and led major organisational change. Dr Robina Chatham has over 35 years' experience in IT. She specialises in management development and executive coaching and is the author of a number of books including The Art of IT Management.

Dimensions: 198x129mm

Print ISBN-13: 9781780173894

Ebook ISBN-13: 9781780173696

78 pages

  1.  Helping Your Team to See Your Value to Them as a Leader
  2.  Increasing Your Circle of Organisational Influence
  3.  Delegating Work For Maximum Impact
  4.  Dealing with Poor Performance
  5.  Behaving With A True Sense of Urgency 
'The book offers excellent advice; based upon solid managerial best practice promoted by top leaders and institutions within the field of management, highlighting how the newly promoted IT Manager might go about the task of turning a group of individuals into a well-functioning team...it should be on every new manager’s purchase wish list.'

Anthony Sutcliffe
MSc CCI, MBCS

'An easy read, "Building A Winning Team" covers all the important points on how to step into a leadership role — especially if you work in IT. Just because you have strong technical skills, doesn’t mean you know how to lead a group of technical people. This book will show you the way.'

Pat Brans
Business and Technology Journalist, Business School Professor and author of 'Master the Moment'