The Significance of the NetworkBy: Thomas W. McKee
Kaplan's theory of crisis intervention states that when stressors outweigh the support systems, people are in crisis. Changes in the marketplace are often some of the most significant stressors that cause crisis; however, supportive teambuilding can balance the crisis scale. A crucial step in teambuilding is building an effective network.
Evaluate Your Network
Take the survey in the next column. What do the answers to the questions tell you about your network?
Does the same name keep popping up? Do you need to expand your network? Are there some holes? Put a check by the areas you need to expand.
Who do you go to...
Characteristics of a Network: Keep in mind the following characteristics when you build a network.
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