Leadership Teams: Developing and Sustaining High Performance

Leadership Teams: Developing and Sustaining High Performance

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Leadership Teams: Developing and Sustaining High Performance by G. Sheard, A. Kakabadse

The scale and complexity of today's corporations dictates that teamwork is essential to realising high performance. This book clearly identifies six critical stages to becoming a world class team, making this a must read text for ambitious and aspiring managers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349300112
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/06/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

GEOFF SHEARD, DPhil, PhD, MBA, BEng, CEng, FIMechE, FRAeS, FASME, FCIBSE is currently Vice President – Fan Technology, with the Flakt Woods Group and a director of Flakt Woods Limited, based in Colchester, UK. Geoff is also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Northampton Business School and a director of the Air Movement and Control Association. He has doctorate degrees from Oxford University in the area of turbomachinery aerodynamics and from the University of Northampton in the area of leadership and team development. He also holds a masters degree in business administration from Cranfield University, a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Liverpool University, and is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers.

ANDREW KAKABADSE is Professor of International Management Development, Cranfield School of Management, UK. Andrew was the H. Smith Richardson Fellow at CCL, North Carolina, USA and is Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster; Macquarie Graduate School of Management; Thunderbird and at Swinburne University. His research covers boards, top teams and the governance of governments. He has published 32 books, over 200 articles and 18 monographs.

NADA K. KAKABADSE, BSc Grad.Dip MSc MPA PhD is currently Professor in Management and Business research at the University of Northampton Business School, UKand the co-editor (with Andrew Kakabadse) of the Journal of Management and Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society. Nada has published widely in areas of leadership, application of IS/IT corporations, corporate governance, government, boardroom effectiveness, diversity management and ethics, including 12 books, 52 chapters in international volumes, 3 monographs and over 150 scholarly and reviewed articles.

Table of Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgments About the Authors Foreword Preface Conceptual Framework Mobilizing Confrontation Coming Together One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Behaving as One Facing the Future Grave under Pressure Index

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