Healthcare facility administrators needing to achieve results using fewer resources understand the important role that staff productivity, job satisfaction, and motivation plays in getting work done. Taking a team approach to healthcare allows several individuals with different but complementary skills to better meet organizational performance objectives as they work interdependently with each other. Taking a team approach to management lets administrators leverage the power of teamwork while keeping their workers happy and motivated. In order for teams to be an effective part of an organization, they need good team leaders that guide the teams’ work. This course discusses the role of the team leader on the work team and a leader’s impact on team development.