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Cross- Functional Teams: Working with Allies, Enemies, and Other Strangers / Edition 2
     

Cross- Functional Teams: Working with Allies, Enemies, and Other Strangers / Edition 2

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by Glenn M. Parker
 

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ISBN-10: 0787960853

ISBN-13: 9780787960858

Pub. Date: 12/12/2002

Publisher: Wiley

In this completely revised version of his best-selling book, Cross-Functional Teams: Working with Allies, Enemies, and Strangers, author and consultant Glenn Parker updates his definitive practical guide to include his recent work in team rewards and recognition, communications technology, and multicultural and virtual-team issues. This new edition contains

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In this completely revised version of his best-selling book, Cross-Functional Teams: Working with Allies, Enemies, and Strangers, author and consultant Glenn Parker updates his definitive practical guide to include his recent work in team rewards and recognition, communications technology, and multicultural and virtual-team issues. This new edition contains fresh examples and additional case studies of successful cross-functional teams from IBM, Parke-Davis, Xerox, Boeing, BOC Gases, government agencies, and more. Parker offers concrete advice and inspiration to team leaders, team members, and senior management. Cross-Functional Teams delivers a team operating manual to executives, team leaders, human resource professionals, and students of organizational behavior and provides a tool kit of assessment surveys, worksheets, checklists, and even sample training programs to help launch and sustain effective teams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787960858
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/12/2002
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Author.

1. The World of Cross-Functional Teams.

2. The Competitive Advantages of Cross-Functional Teams.

3. Overcoming Barriers and Obstacles to Teamwork.

4. Leading Cross-Functional Teams: It's a Tough Job!

5. Empowering Teams to Do the Job.

6. Setting Goals for Shared Commitments.

7. Building Bridges Outside the Team.

8. Appraising Teamwork and Team Members.

9. Team Pay for Team Play.

10. Learning as a Team Event.

11. Team Size: Small Is Beautiful.

12. The Team Working Together.

13. Management's Role in Building a Team-Based Organization.

14. Jump-Starting the Change to Cross-Functional Teams.

Resources for Cross-Functional Teamwork.

Fighting the Forces of Evil.

Case Study One: Creating the Climate for Cross-Functional Teams.

Case Study Two: A Virtual Cross-Functional Team Story.

Case Study Three: A Network of Cross-Functional.

Teams Responds to the 9/11 Crisis Case Study Four: A Permanent Cross-Functional.

Team in the Public Sector Survey of Cross-Functional Teamwork.

References.

Index.

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Cross- Functional Teams: Working with Allies, Enemies, and Other Strangers 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Glenn Parker's book is a must-read for individuals and organizations that have cross-functional teams or are considering implementing them. Practical advice and actual examples of successful cross-functional teams make this book an easy and enjoyable read. I highly recommend this book to those who are looking to improve organizational effectiveness through cross-functional teams.