What makes a team

Karen Barton, Fiona Westwood

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Abstract

Most managing partners are aware of the increasing importance of encouraging people to share information and work together to provide clients with a high level of service. Whether the “team” involves legally qualified, paralegals, estate agency staff and/or financial services advisers, everyone involved has to be able to support each other so that the client receives a consistent quality service. However, in practice this is not always easy to achieve, with some professionals resistant to any attempt to “join a team”. This article offers help to managing partners by looking at one type of teamworking that provides concrete examples of the characteristics that make professional teams successful.

LanguageEnglish
JournalJournal - Law Society of Scotland
Volume52
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 17 Sep 2007

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  • managing partners
  • professional teams

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Barton, K., & Westwood, F. (2007). What makes a team. Journal - Law Society of Scotland, 52(9).
Barton, Karen ; Westwood, Fiona. / What makes a team. In: Journal - Law Society of Scotland. 2007 ; Vol. 52, No. 9.
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