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In Summary: Team Presentations Are Too Important to Toy With

Team presentations are often high-stakes events involving many people. They are important factors for influencing decisions and a first-hand measure of likely future performance. Because they use up resources, time, and energy, it's important that they be done right. The keys are careful planning, early top-level support, practice, and team-work in execution.

As an example, in a major competition, the Department of Energy awarded a $2.2 billion contract for environmental cleanup to a team headed by Fluor Corporation, following "short-list" presentations by Fluor and the runner-up contractor, with two others eliminated earlier. In an article about the contract award, the principal DOE executive said: "All the firms had capabilities, but how the team works as a team in the oral presentations is a key determining factor."[5]


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