Making the Team / Edition 4

Making the Team / Edition 4

by Leigh L. Thompson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136090036

ISBN-13: 9780136090038

Pub. Date: 01/05/2011

Publisher: Prentice Hall

An excellent resource for managers at every stage of the game, this text offers insight to help leaders and team members maximize their success. KEY TOPICS: Teams in Organizations: Facts and Myths; Performance and Productivity: Team Performance Criteria and Threats to Productivity; Rewarding Teamwork: Compensation and Performance Appraisals;

Overview

An excellent resource for managers at every stage of the game, this text offers insight to help leaders and team members maximize their success. KEY TOPICS: Teams in Organizations: Facts and Myths; Performance and Productivity: Team Performance Criteria and Threats to Productivity; Rewarding Teamwork: Compensation and Performance Appraisals; Designing the Team: Tasks, People, and Processes; Team Identity, Emotion, and Development; Sharpening the Team Mind: Communication and Collective Intelligence; Team Decision Making: Pitfalls and Solutions; Conflict in Teams: Leveraging Differences to Create Opportunity; Creativity: Mastering Strategies for High Performance; Networking, Social Capital, and Integrating across Teams; Leadership: Managing the Paradox; Interteam Relations: Competition and Cooperation; Teamwork via Information Technology: Teaming across Distance and Culture

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136090038
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/05/2011
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
717,934
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE BASICS OF TEAMWORK
Chapter 1. Teams in Organizations: Facts and Myths
Chapter 2. Performance and Productivity: Team Performance Criteria and Threats to Productivity
Chapter 3. Rewarding Teamwork: Compensation and Performance Appraisals
PART TWO: INTERNAL DYNAMICS
Chapter 4. Designing the Team: Tasks, People, and Processes
Chapter 5. Team Identity, Emotion, and Development
Chapter 6. Sharpening the Team Mind: Communication and Collective Intelligence
Chapter 7. Team Decision Making: Pitfalls and Solutions
Chapter 8. Conflict in Teams: Leveraging Differences to Create Opportunity
Chapter 9. Creativity: Mastering Strategies for High Performance
PART THREE: EXTERNAL DYNAMICS
Chapter 10. Networking, Social Capital, and Integrating across Teams
Chapter 11. Leadership: Managing the Paradox
Chapter 12. Interteam Relations: Competition and Cooperation
Chapter 13. Teamwork via Information Technology: Teaming across Distance and Culture

APPENDIX 1: Managing Meetings: A Toolkit
APPENDIX 2: Tips for Consultants and Facilitators
APPENDIX 3: A Guide for Creating Effective Study Groups
APPENDIX 4: Example Items from Peer Evaluations and 360-Degree Performance Evaluations

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