When Teams Work Best helps us understand what makes teams succeed, why teams fail, and what can be done to improve the ability of a team to work together productively. The book: * is based on twenty years of research in which the authors asked more than 6,000 team members across a variety of businesses and industries, in both public and private sectors, to assess their teams, their team leaders, and each other * emphasizes practical, portable insight * at the start of each chapter, is a one-page Snapshot that provides a concise overview of the chapter contents * each chapter's discussion opens with a real-life scenario that introduces the issues discussed in that chapter in concrete, familiar terms Includes at the end of each chapter a Putting It to Work section with specific suggestions and helpful instruments that you can use directly or adapt to suit your circumstances. Following on from their best-selling textbook Teamwork (Sage, 1989), this practical book brings the authors' research to a new market of managers, professionals and team leaders.
When Teams Work Best
SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Working patterns & practices
6,000 Team Members and Leaders Tell What It Takes to Succeed
Management & Computers