Supporting Work Team Effectiveness: Best Management Practices for Fostering High Performance / Edition 1

Supporting Work Team Effectiveness: Best Management Practices for Fostering High Performance / Edition 1

by Eric Sundstrom and Associates, Eric Sundstrom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787943223

ISBN-13: 9780787943226

Pub. Date: 11/06/1998

Publisher: Wiley

A Guide For Managers Of Team-Based Organizations

One of few books to address the management issues of team-based companies, this work shows how to build an organizational infrastructure conducive to superior team performance. The work dispenses with the usual one-model-fits-all approach to identify six distinct types of teams-production, service, management,

Overview

A Guide For Managers Of Team-Based Organizations

One of few books to address the management issues of team-based companies, this work shows how to build an organizational infrastructure conducive to superior team performance. The work dispenses with the usual one-model-fits-all approach to identify six distinct types of teams-production, service, management, project, action, and advisory'and explain in detail how to design, implement, and manage the unique systems, policies, and practices that support each. The contributors-all leading consultants and researchers-draw from important case studies to present the best management practices of team-based organizations. Covers every nuance from management structuring to team staffing to information systems. Even shows how to create a physical facility that's right for teams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787943226
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/06/1998
Series:
Business and Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Ackowledgements.

The Authors.

Part One: Laying the Foundation for High-Performance Work Teams.

1. The Challenges of Supporting Work Team Effectiveness.

2. Organizing Teams for Success.

3. Selection and Staffing for Team Effectiveness.

Part Two: Leading, Training, Measuring, and Rewarding Teams.

4. The Roles of Leaders in High-Performance Teams.

5. Training for Team Effectiveness.

6. Measurement and Feedback Systems for Teams.

7. Creating Effective Pay Systems for Teams.

Part Three: Infrastructure for Team Effectiveness.

8. Information Technology and High-Performance Teams.

9. Communication Technologies for Traditional and Virtual Teams.

10. Facility Design for High-Performance Teams.

Part Four: Best Management Practices for High-Performance Teams.

11. Supporting Work Team Effectiveness: Best Practices.

Appendix.

Chapter.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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