More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
360 day subscription
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 5/21/2012.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Strong teams can be one of the greatest strengths of an organization-just as poor teams can spell disaster. Group Dynamics and Team Interventions brings research and practice together to offer proven application and intervention techniques to help optimize team functioning in the workplace. A benefit to academics and practitioners alike, this book provides readers with a better understanding of the dynamics that inform team behavior, along with assessment tools and practical techniques to create and maintain high-performing teams.
Timothy M. Franz is a Professor of Psychology at St. John Fisher College. His area of expertise is small group and team processes. In addition, he is an experienced applied researcher, specializing in conducting focus groups, interviews, and surveys. He has published in journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Journal of Applied Psychology.
Table of Contents
Preface.Organization of this book.Chapter 1: Introduction to Teams in Organizations.Chapter 2: Team Formation, Development and Identity.Chapter 3: Understanding Culture and Working in Diverse Teams.Chapter 4: Preparing Members for Group Work..Chapter 5: Improving Small Group Communication.Chapter 6: Improving Cohesion..Chapter 7: Improving Creativity..Chapter 8: Improving Decision Making & Problem Solving.Chapter 9: Managing and Reducing Conflict.Chapter 10: Improving Meetings.Chapter 11: Leadership, Power, and Influence..Chapter 12: Working in Virtual Teams.Chapter 13: Team Performance and Productivity.Chapter 14: Pulling it All Together: Creating a High-Performing Team.Appendix A: Using Observation to Conduct Team Research.Appendix B: Using Interviews to Conduct Team Research.Appendix C: Using Surveys to Conduct Team Research..