MADISON, Wis. (1/10/08)--Two new CUNA Councils white papers can help credit create and thrive in a team environment. “Thriving in a Team Environment: Leading the Finance Team to Support Credit Union Strategy” from the CUNA Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Council outlines how a CFO or manager can create and maintain a team environment and lead the finance team to support credit union strategy. The paper also addresses broader aspects and applications of teamwork in credit unions and the different skills that managers must foster to thrive in a team environment. “Innovative Products That Generate Revenue” from the CUNA Operations, Sales and Service (OpSS) Council discusses product and service offerings that can help credit unions stand out in the financial services industry and attract new members. The paper contains credit union case studies of payday lending alternatives, family credit cards, online savings, student loans and more. CUNA Council members can receive complimentary copies of the papers. Non-members can purchase copies for $50 each. For more information, use the links.