Successful Team Management / Edition 1by Nicky Hayes
Pub. Date: 12/28/1997
Publisher: Cengage Learning
A clear and readable text about the organizational psychology of teams and team management, this book shows how and why teams can be such positive forces in organizations. It will not only improve the reader's awareness of how to make the most of their team, but will also enhance their understanding of what makes that team tick.
Table of ContentsList of figures; List of tables; List of boxes; Series editor's preface; 1. Why use teams?; 2. The team and the group; 3 Building a team; 4 The team and its leader; 5 Evaluating team performance; 6 The team in its organization; 7 Teams, organizations and innovation; 8 Summary and conclusions; Index; Figures 2.1 The team management wheel 3.1 The database references to t-groups and encounter groups 6.1 The team performance curve 6.2 Strong and weak organizational cultures 7.1 The authority balance beam 1.1 Types of teams and their differences 1.2 Critical success factors in the Rover Group transition 2.1 Factors in group cohesiveness 2.2 Roles in working groups 2.3 Team roles 3.1 Categories for interaction process analysis 3.2 Principles of team building 3.3 Dimensions of team vision 3.4 Building task-focused teams 4.1 Types of power 4.2 Principles of team leadership 5.1 Correlations between 16PF and OPQ team roles 5.2 Scales and subscales of the team climate inventory 5.3 Defects in decision-making arising from groupthink 5.4 The social loafing scale 5.5 Rewards, punishments and social loafing 6.1 External activities 6.2 Types of external activity 6.3 Principles of excellent companies 6.4 Types of initiative in major organizational change 7.1 Factors in innovative teams 7.2 Team innovation checklist 7.3 Inhibiting factors in team performance 7.4 Hackman's five trip-wires 1.1 What is teamwork? 1.2 Quality Circles and task groupings 1.3 Social representations in practice 1.4 Management recommendations 2.1 The bank-wiring room 2.2 Conformity 2.3 Personal constructs 2.4 Management recommendations 3.1 Learned helplessness 3.2 Parentchild ego-states 3.3 Team-building: a cautionary tale3.4 Management recommendations 4.1 Self-fulfilling prophecies 4.2 Empowerment 4.3 Are leaders necessary? 4.4 Management recommendations 5.1 Using the TCI for teambuilding 5.2 Groupthink and the space shuttle disaster 5.3 Teams, coaction and social loafing 5.4 Management recommendations 6.1 The employee as ambassador 6.2 Staff turnover 6.3 Implementing organizational change 6.4 Management recommendations 7.1 Support for innovation 7.2 Organizational resistance to teamworking 7.3 Team Values 7.4 Management recommendations
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