Making the Team: A Guide for Managers combines 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
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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