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Operating When Leadership from the Top is Missing

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Teams generally expect supervisors to give them clear goals. They can then focus on how to get things done. When marching orders are vague or seem unrealistic, teams are ill prepared to deal with the uncertainty. They are walking, ready or not, into an environment where setting direction and handling problems are up to the team. Teams have to reinvent the way they work together if they want to succeed: personal high stress and withdrawal are the very factors that will prevent them from stepping up to the challenge.