Extreme Teams: Why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb, and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail, by Robert Bruce Shaw. American Management Association, publication date 2017. $27.95.
Book Review by Jonathan Groner
Teamwork is not a new concept within law firms. Client teams, practice groups, and committees have reigned supreme for decades, but fully realized organizational collaboration is not always part of the traditional law firm environment.
Teambuilding activities, while being fun and unusual, have a dynamic impact on productivity, culture, teamwork and creativity -- when they are well conceived and executed. The trick is to carefully plan and design your exercises, just like any other firm project.