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

Overview

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

PART I: 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 II: 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 III : 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

References Author Index Subject Index

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