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Posted January 15, 2006
A Good Introduction to Self-Managing Teams
This is a good book to introduce the concept of self-directed work teams in your organization. The story format makes it quite readable and it covers a dozen of the main issues that teams will encounter on the path to becoming more self-managing.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted April 17, 2001
The Filed Guide to Success Series
<BR>This is the first volume in the 'FIELD GUIDE TO SUCCESS' Series from Mark Kelly: <BR><BR>Volume #1: THE ADVENTURES OF A SELF-MANAGING TEAM <BR>An introduction to self-managing teams. Written as a story in the style of Who Moved My Cheese and The One Minute Manager. Traces the stages of team development. For all team members. Available from Barnes and Noble.com. <BR><BR>Volume #2: THE TEAM TRAINING MANUAL <BR>A set of ten basic training modules for teams. Comes with a facilitator's guide for trainers. Available from Raleigh Consulting Group, Inc. in Raleigh, NC. <BR><BR>Volume #3: MASTERING TEAM LEADERSHIP: 7 ESSENTIAL COACHING SKILLS <BR>A new book for team leaders, managers and coaches. The new team leader L.I.S.T.E.N.S. for success with these seven essential coaching skills: <BR><BR>Leading by Example <BR>Interactive Listening <BR>Stimulating Innovation <BR>Trusting the Team <BR>Empowered Decision Making <BR>Nurturing Dialogue <BR>Solution-focused Coaching <BR><BR>MASTERING TEAM LEADERSHIP includes: <BR><BR>¿ Seven critical coaching skills. <BR>¿ Over 101 tips for honing those skills. <BR>¿ Profiles of effective team leaders. <BR>¿ Dialogues between team leaders and their coaches. <BR>¿ The attitudes you need to maximize teamwork. <BR>¿ Self assessment tools to help you get started. <BR>¿ A few cartoons to help it all go down a little easier. <BR><BR>This would be a good book to read if you are: <BR><BR>¿ A TEAM LEADER or a manager of teams. <BR>¿ A TEAM MEMBER who wants to be a team leader. <BR>¿ A BUSINESS COACH who deals with executives, managers and team leaders. <BR>¿ A CONSULTANT to team-based organizations. <BR>¿ A FACILITATOR of teams. <BR><BR>Very readable. Flows well. Realistic dialogues with coaches. Cartoons from The New Yorker. <BR><BR>Available from Barnes and Noble.com.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.