Making the Team: A Guide for Managers / Edition 1

Making the Team: A Guide for Managers / Edition 1

by Leigh Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130143634

ISBN-13: 9780130143631

Pub. Date: 10/11/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

Integrating theory, research, and application, Making the Team, 3e offers leaders, managers, and executives — current and future — the most practical, up-to-date research on groups and teams.

The exciting new third edition of Making the Team: A Guide for Managers combines cutting-edge theory with the latest research and

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Integrating theory, research, and application, Making the Team, 3e offers leaders, managers, and executives — current and future — the most practical, up-to-date research on groups and teams.

The exciting new third edition of Making the Team: A Guide for Managers combines cutting-edge theory with the latest research and real-world applications. It delivers the most current research on groups and teams in a digestible manner. An excellent resource for managers at every stage of the game, the book offers insight to help both players and coaches maximize their success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130143631
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
10/11/1999
Series:
Executive Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Pt. IThe Basics of Teamwork1
Ch. 1Teams in Organizations: Facts and Myths3
Ch. 2Performance and Productivity: Performance Criteria and Threats to Productivity21
Ch. 3Rewarding Teamwork: Compensation and Performance Appraisals42
Pt. IIInternal Dynamics69
Ch. 4Building the Team: Tasks, People, and Relationships71
Ch. 5Sharpening the Team Mind: Communication and Collective Intelligence98
Ch. 6Team Decision Making: Pitfalls and Solutions126
Ch. 7Conflict in Teams: Leveraging Differences to Create Opportunity156
Ch. 8Creativity: Mastering Strategies for High Performance177
Pt. IIIExternal Dynamics207
Ch. 9Networking, Social Capital, and Integrating across Teams209
Ch. 10Leadership: Managing the Paradox232
Ch. 11Interteam Relations: Competition and Cooperation258
Ch. 12Teamwork via Information Technology: Challenges and Opportunities275
App. 1Managing Meetings: A Toolkit301
App. 2Tips for Consultants and Facilitators308
App. 3A Guide for Creating Effective Study Groups312
App. 4Example Items from Peer Evaluations and 360-Degree Performance Evaluations315
References322
Author Index361
Subject Index369

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