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Inside Teams: How 20 World-Class Organizations Are Winning Through Teamwork
     

Inside Teams: How 20 World-Class Organizations Are Winning Through Teamwork

by Richard S. Wellins, William C. Byham, George R. Dixon
 

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Team power revealed through real-world examples of success

This book gives you a real-world perspective on using teams to reengineer your organization. You'll discover what it takes to achieve aggressive and challenging goals for quality, productivity, and cost-effectiveness.

Inside Teams covers:

• Using teamwork to redesign core processes

Overview

Team power revealed through real-world examples of success

This book gives you a real-world perspective on using teams to reengineer your organization. You'll discover what it takes to achieve aggressive and challenging goals for quality, productivity, and cost-effectiveness.

Inside Teams covers:

• Using teamwork to redesign core processes

• Making teams work in union and non-union facilities

• Building teams from the ground up

• And more!

Go behind the scenes with Colgate-Palmolive, Miller Brewing, Company, Wilson Sporting Goods, and others and prepare your organization for reengineering through teamwork.

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From the Publisher
"The final word on teams."

''An excellent book for benchmarking empowered teams within world-class organizations without ever leaving your desk.'' (Fred Eintracht, team leader, Texas Instruments, Defense Systems and Electronics Group, High-Performing Organizations Development)

"For those readers grappling with implementing teams, Inside Teams is worth its weight in benchmarking funds."

''A very valuable resource! Kraft General Foods Customer Support Services have used numerous practical, real-life examples from this book to help our internal customers understand the teams process and realize what business results they can expect from implementing teams.'' (Nicholas Bridges, Director of Training, Kraft General Foods, Customer Support Services)

"An invaluable guide. . . . Whether or not companies used teamwork to redesign core processes or to gain business focus and competitive advantage, getting a behind-the-scenes look at their practices is an enlightening journey."

''A wonderfully succinct study of team implementationin a variety of company culturesoffering valuable insights into some of the latest technologists available in team system designs.'' (Lee D. Ashton, Vice President of Human Resources, Maplehurst)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787902452
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/22/1996
Series:
Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 11.02(h) x 1.18(d)

Meet the Author

RICHARD S. WELLINS Richard S. Wellins is senior vice president of programs and marketing for Development Dimensions International (DDI), a world leader in providing human resource programs and service designed to create high-performance organizations. He is lead author of Empowered Teams (1991) and coauthor of Leadership Trapeze: Strategies for Leadership in Team-Based Organizations (1994), both from Jossey-Bass. Willaim C. Byham is president and CEO of DDI and coauthor of such bestselling books as Zapp! The Lightning of Empowerment (1990) and its sequel, HeroZEmpower Yourself, Your Coworkers, Your Company (1994). George R. Dixon is a business writer, researcher, and communications consultant. His books include What Works at Work (1988) and Shogun Management (1993, with W. C. Byham). WILLIAM C. BYHAM Richard S. Wellins is senior vice president of programs and marketing for Development Dimensions International (DDI), a world leader in providing human resource programs and service designed to create high-performance organizations. He is lead author of Empowered Teams (1991) and coauthor of Leadership Trapeze: Strategies for Leadership in Team-Based Organizations (1994), both from Jossey-Bass. Willaim C. Byham is president and CEO of DDI and coauthor of such bestselling books as Zapp! The Lightning of Empowerment (1990) and its sequel, HeroZEmpower Yourself, Your Coworkers, Your Company (1994). George R. Dixon is a business writer, researcher, and communications consultant. His books include What Works at Work (1988) and Shogun Management (1993, with W. C. Byham). GEORGE R. DIXON Richard S. Wellins is senior vice president of programs and marketing for Development Dimensions International (DDI), a world leader in providing human resource programs and service designed to create high-performance organizations. He is lead author of Empowered Teams (1991) and coauthor of Leadership Trapeze: Strategies for Leadership in Team-Based Organizations (1994), both from Jossey-Bass. Willaim C. Byham is president and CEO of DDI and coauthor of such bestselling books as Zapp! The Lightning of Empowerment (1990) and its sequel, HeroZEmpower Yourself, Your Coworkers, Your Company (1994). George R. Dixon is a business writer, researcher, and communications consultant. His books include What Works at Work (1988) and Shogun Management (1993, with W. C. Byham).

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