9780136090038

Making the Team

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136090038

  • ISBN10:

    0136090036

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/22/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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An excellent resource for managers at every stage of the game, this text offers insight to help leaders and team members maximize their success. Teams in Organizations: Facts and Myths; Performance and Productivity: Team Performance Criteria and Threats to Productivity; Rewarding Teamwork: Compensation and Performance Appraisals; Designing the Team: Tasks, People, and Processes; Team Identity, Emotion, and Development; Sharpening the Team Mind: Communication and Collective Intelligence; Team Decision Making: Pitfalls and Solutions; Conflict in Teams: Leveraging Differences to Create Opportunity; Creativity: Mastering Strategies for High Performance; Networking, Social Capital, and Integrating across Teams; Leadership: Managing the Paradox; Interteam Relations: Competition and Cooperation; Teamwork via Information Technology: Teaming across Distance and Culture#xA0; For anyone who is interested in learning more about how to lead or become an effective member of a team.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE BASICS OF TEAMWORK    
Chapter 1. Teams in Organizations: Facts and Myths    
Chapter 2. Performance and Productivity: Team Performance Criteria and Threats to Productivity    
Chapter 3. Rewarding Teamwork: Compensation and Performance Appraisals    
PART TWO: INTERNAL DYNAMICS    
Chapter 4. Designing the Team: Tasks, People, and Processes    
Chapter 5. Team Identity, Emotion, and Development    
Chapter 6. Sharpening the Team Mind: Communication and Collective Intelligence    
Chapter 7. Team Decision Making: Pitfalls and Solutions    
Chapter 8. Conflict in Teams: Leveraging Differences to Create Opportunity    
Chapter 9. Creativity: Mastering Strategies for High Performance    
PART THREE: EXTERNAL DYNAMICS    
Chapter 10. Networking, Social Capital, and Integrating across Teams    
Chapter 11. Leadership: Managing the Paradox    
Chapter 12. Interteam Relations: Competition and Cooperation    
Chapter 13. Teamwork via Information Technology: Teaming across Distance and Culture  

APPENDIX 1: Managing Meetings: A Toolkit    
APPENDIX 2: Tips for Consultants and Facilitators    
APPENDIX 3: A Guide for Creating Effective Study Groups    
APPENDIX 4: Example Items from Peer Evaluations and 360-Degree Performance Evaluations    

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