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Critical Steps for Product Managers: Invest in Strong Product Teams

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00389566

Analyst(s): John Kostoulas


Product management success depends on the way talented employees can inclusively engage and make daily decisions that deliver results. Product managers need to enshrine diverse talent with a common team purpose, and balance team autonomy, accountability and reflective learning.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Hire Diverse Talent and Enshrine It in a Statement of Team Purpose
    • Action Items for Product Managers
  • Ensure That Team Members Enjoy Psychological Safety and Trust to Achieve Stretch Goals for Delivery
    • Action Items for Product Managers
  • Build Time for Feedback and Encourage Learning Toward Continuous Improvement
    • Action Items for Product Managers

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