Effective Teamwork: Practical Lessons from Organizational Research

Effective Teamwork: Practical Lessons from Organizational Research

Effective Teamwork: Practical Lessons from Organizational Research

Effective Teamwork: Practical Lessons from Organizational Research

Synopsis

Updated to reflect the latest research evidence, the third edition of Effective Teamwork provides business managers with the necessary guidance and tools to build and maintain effective teamwork strategies.
  • A new edition of a bestselling book on teamwork from an acknowledged leader in the field
  • Offers a unique integration of rigorous research with practical guidance to develop effective leadership teams
  • Features new chapters on virtual teams and top management teams, plus contemporary themes of ethics and values
  • Utilizes research based on positive psychology techniques

Excerpt

There is no hope for creating a better world without a deeper scientific insight in the function of leadership and culture, and of other essentials of group life … (Kurt Lewin, 1943)

Key Learning Points

The difference between pseudo teams and real teams

The organizational benefits of team working

The drawbacks of working in teams – weaker effort, decision
making and creativity

Teams defined and types of teams

Tasks for teams

How to build an effective team

How to measure team performance

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