ISBN-10:
0787943223
ISBN-13:
9780787943226
Pub. Date:
11/06/1998
Publisher:
Wiley
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

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Overview

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

A Guide For Managers Of Team-Based Organizations

One 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787943226
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/06/1998
Series: Business and Management Series
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.28(d)

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.

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