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ISBN-13: 9780810852945
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 5.66(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Rosann Bazirjian is University Librarian for the Walter Clinton Jackson Library at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Rebecca Mugridge is Head of Cataloging Services for University Libraries at Penn State University-University Park.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Part 1: Theoretical/Historical Perspective on Teams Chapter 3 1. The Role of Organizational Culture in Effective Team Development Chapter 4 2. When Is a Team Really a Team? Examples of Team-Based Management Concepts in Academic Libraries Chapter 5 3. Teams and the Control of Work: A Case Study at Arizona Part 6 Part 2: Effectiveness of the Team Structure Chapter 7 4. University of Maryland Libraries: Case Study for Program Review Chapter 8 5. Long Live the Team! Factors in the Longevity and Success of a Semiautonomous Work Team Chapter 9 6. Strategic Planning and Organizational Structure in a Team Environment Chapter 10 7. Team Training for Technical Services: Revisiting the Concept after Ten Years Part 11 Part 3: Reevaluation of the Team Structure Chapter 12 8. Transitioning from Self-Directed Teams to a Traditional Work Unit Chapter 13 9. Letting Go: A Reflection on Teams That Were Chapter 14 10. Implementing and Dismantling Teams in Technical Services at the University of Kentucky Libraries Part 15 Part 4: Special-Purpose Teams Chapter 16 11. And They Lived Happily Ever After: Findings from the Penn State University Libraries' AV Workflow Process Improvement Team Chapter 17 12. Matrix Teams: Advancing Transitions Part 18 About the Editors and Contributors

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thewalkinggirl on LibraryThing 5 months ago
Even though this book was only published four years ago, parts of it already seemed very outdated. Part of it could be the perspective that team organization is a new thing (which it may have been at the time of writing) but I think it could also be attributed to too much detail in some of the articles in terms of technical specifications and vendor/product names.Despite that, there were a few articles that stood out to me. In terms of content and writing style, I would say that "Letting Go: A Reflection on Teams That Were" by Lubans is well worth the read. Also, Norman's "When Is a Team Really a Team?" and the articles in part 2 (Effectiveness of Team Structure) are worth taking a look at.