Are you an aspiring manager or team leader looking to build a more successful team? Contemporary business environments are increasingly competitive, global, fast paced, and knowledge intensive. In these environments, effective use of human capital is vital to an enterprise’s success and survival. In this learning path, you will discover practical issues related to developing individuals and managing collaboration and will examine the skills and strategies necessary to address them effectively. You will explore implications of managing a high-performing team including issues that arise from cross-cultural differences and virtual work settings. The importance of communication as a tool to manage internal and external relationships is emphasized as it relates to the effectiveness of managing people to achieve organizational goals.