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Communicating in Organizations, Part II: Tips for Leaders When Starting a Team

Harolds, Jay A. MD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31824ba491
From the American College of Nuclear Medicine

Team projects are an important part of the innovative work done in large organizations. Individuals from various portions of the department or organization are chosen who have different areas of expertise, backgrounds, and personalities. In a properly functioning team, the group decisions made will be superior to those made by any individual on the team. There are many different conversations that are necessary during a team project to make sure that all goes optimally, and this article will focus on communication tips for leaders when starting a team.

From the Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Reprints: Jay A. Harolds, MD, Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Advanced Radiology Services, PC, 3264 North Evergreen Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. E-mail: harolds112@cox.net.

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