Vadim Kotelnikov    

Management Team

Why and How To Build It


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Management Team Founding Team of Cimcoin & CimJoy Develop a Shared Vision Make Everybody a Team Player Creating Sustainable Value Strategic Thinking Cross-functional Team Leadership Attributes Continuous Learning Entrepreneurial Leadership Business Architect Team Building and Teamwork Breakthrough Business Team Top Management Team: characteristics, how to build



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  Smart Business Architect  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book


Benefits of Management Team Building

By: Thomas Gordon

  1. Individual members of an organization will be more identified with the goals of the organization and concerned about its success if they participate in making decisions about those goals and how to reach them.

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What Venture Capital Firms Look for in a Business Plan

  • An experienced and well-balanced management team with a sound track record... More

Entrepreneurial Leader: 4 Attributes  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book


Creating a Sustainable Culture of Innovation

8-Step Process

  • Whet the Appetite: Ask your senior team to prioritize the company’s top five innovation needs... More

Inspiring Culture: 5 Elements  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book


Inspiring People: 4 Strategies


Successful Implementation of Kaizen Strategy

7 Conditions

  • Top management commitment

  • Top management commitment

  • Top management commitment... More

  Continuous Improvement Firm  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book


17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork

  • The Law of the Big Picture: The Goal is More Important Than the Role

  • The Law of the Niche: All Players Have a Place Where They Add the Most Value

  • The Law of the Chain: The Strength of the Team Is Impacted by Its Weakest Link... More

10 Key Project Leader Skills

  Business Synergies Approach to Project Management






1. Jack Welch and the GE Way, Robert Slater

2. Teambuilding That Gets Results, Linda Diamond and Harriet Diamond

3. Teams At the Top, Jon R. Katzenbach

4. Management Teams, R Meredith Belbin

5. Leading Teams, Harvard Business School


What is a Management Team?

“Even in the best companies  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, a so-called top team seldom functions as a real team,” says Jon R. Katzenbach.

The necessity of building a management team is central in the concept of leader effectiveness. The management team is the entire work group as an integral unit (rather than an aggregate of individuals), governing itself within the area of freedom allowed by its position in the organizational hierarchy.

Members of the management team should be strategic thinkers able to see the big picture, demonstrate leadership attributes  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, have diverse and synergistic experience, combine business insight with technical savvy, and be committed to continuous learning. They should also have a common vision of the future, be good team players who are committed to creating superior value for all stakeholders customers  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, employees, investors and society as a whole – by getting the best from their people and leading continuous   innovation  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book .

  12 Roles of a Corporate Leader  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

Large organizations are made of several of many inter-locking management teams. The CEO and all the executives reporting directly to him or her would be a management team. But at other organizational levels, managers and supervisors and all workers reporting to them respectively would also form management teams. The same person may be a leader in one management team and a group member in another.

9 Roles of a Team Leader  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

7 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurial Firms

  • An effective management team that works cooperatively and consists of members selected to provide a range of knowledge and skills... More

Entrepreneur  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

10 Rules for Building a High-growth Business

Venture Financing

What are the venture capital investment criteria?

Of all of the criteria, the need for a strong management team is by far the most critical... More

5 Characteristics of a Winning Team  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

Shared Values:  Team members are looking for a "values fit" with their team. Without it, they won't give the team their best. Team members should participate in establishing shared values and values-based common goals if you wish them to live these values, be committed to these goals, and have a feeling of interdependence and ownership for their jobs and unit. Shared values become also your team's code of behavior as they define what is and isn't acceptable... More



Selecting a New Corporate Leader: 3 Questions

Lessons from Peter Drucker

Leadership is not rank, it is responsibility. It is the lifting of a subordinate’s vision to higher sights – the raising of a subordinate’s performance to a higher standard. It is the building of a subordinate’s personality beyond its normal limitations.

A leader must set strict principles of conduct and responsibility, high standards of performance, and respect for the individual and his work... More

"To spot the expert, pick the one who predicts the job will take the longest and cost the most"
~ Warren's Rule

Case Studies GE Way

To build effective top management teams, GE ❶ selects superior managers and ❷ creates a transparent financial reporting structure that enables CEO to monitor the manager's individual performance by the numbers... More

As far as Jack Welch, the legendary former CEO of GE, is concerned, middle managers have to be team members and coaches. "They have to facilitate more than control. They should be able to excite and praise people and know when to celebrate. Managers should be energizers, not enervators"1. In a company's Annual Report, Welch began talk openly about taking steps against those managers who couldn't learn to become team players: "In some difficult cases this mean parting company with some impressive people... who won't play as part of a team. Their debilitating effect on the team can outweigh the the benefits of their individual talent."... More

25 Lessons from Jack Welch  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

Sam Walton's 10 Rules for Building a Successful Business

Top Management Team Leading Innovation

C-level and leadership support is a key driver of success of an innovation function... More

CEO must act as a Chief Inspiration Office. Each member of the top management team has responsibilities in functional areas but cross-functional systemic innovation must also be  supported... More





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Management Team of Cimcoin & CimJoy


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Entrepreneurial Dream example: Cimcoin, Cimjoy founders, Vadim Kotelnikov, Sergei Fedorov, Alexey Fedorov

Founding Team example: Cimcoin, Cimjoy, Vadim Kotelnikov, founders, Sergei Fedorov, Alexey Federov