13. Team Launch System (TLS): How to Consistently Build High-Performance Product Development Teams

  1. Abbie Griffin Presidential Chair member2 and
  2. Stephen Somermeyer chemical engineering, MBA Principal Head Board member3
  1. Douglas A. Peters President

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470209943.ch13

The PDMA ToolBook 3 for New Product Development

The PDMA ToolBook 3 for New Product Development

How to Cite

Peters, D. A. (2007) Team Launch System (TLS): How to Consistently Build High-Performance Product Development Teams, in The PDMA ToolBook 3 for New Product Development (eds A. Griffin and S. Somermeyer), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470209943.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Utah, USA

  2. 3

    Somermeyer & Associates, USA

Author Information

  1. DS Performance Group, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470089231

Online ISBN: 9780470209943

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Keywords:

  • Team Launch System (TLS);
  • new product development (NPD) process;
  • probability of success;
  • project planning - ongoing process;
  • organizational communications goal

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Starting Npd Teams Is Challenging

  • Description of the Tool

  • Phase 1: Orienting a Team

  • Phase 2: Organizing a Team

  • Phase 3: Action

  • Phase Four: Maximizing Results

  • Summary