Supporting Work Team Effectiveness: Best Management Practices for Fostering High Performance / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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A Guide For Managers Of Team-Based OrganizationsOne of few books to address the management issues of team-basedcompanies, this work shows how to build an organizationalinfrastructure conducive to superior team performance. The workdispenses with the usual one-model-fits-all approach to identifysix 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 practicesthat support each. The contributors-all leading consultants andresearchers-draw from important case studies to present the bestmanagement practices of team-based organizations. Covers everynuance from management structuring to team staffing to informationsystems. Even shows how to create a physical facility that's rightfor teams.
Table of Contents
Preface.Ackowledgements.The Authors.Part One: Laying the Foundation for High-Performance WorkTeams.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 VirtualTeams.10. Facility Design for High-Performance Teams.Part Four: Best Management Practices for High-PerformanceTeams.11. Supporting Work Team Effectiveness: Best Practices.Appendix.Chapter.Notes.References.Index.