Making the Team

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall
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Integrating theory, research, and application,Making the Team, 3e offers leaders, managers, and executives - current and future - the most practical, up-to-date research on groups and teams. The exciting new third edition ofMaking the Team: A Guide for Managerscombines cutting-edge theory with the latest research and real-world applications. It delivers the most current research on groups and teams in a digestible manner. An excellent resource for managers at every stage of the game, the book offers insight to help both players and coaches maximize their success.

Table of Contents

The Basics of Teamwork
Teams in Organizations: Facts and Myths
Performance and Productivity: Team Performance Criteria and Threats to Productivity
Rewarding Teamwork: Compensation and Performance Appraisals
Internal Dynamics
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
External Dynamics
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
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