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Is team-based management best for your business?
Will it help your organization meet the challenges of the twenty-first century to cut production costs, increase quality and service, and compete in the global economy?

his practical, immensely informative book will help you make that decision. Teams tells you:

When to use teams and when not to use them.
What conditions must exist for teams to be successful.
Which teams are appropriate for a particular situation.
How to develop teams to meet the specific needs of your organization.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 312 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 26.16mm | 664g
  • Gulf Publishing Co
  • Houston, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0884158527
  • 9780884158523

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This is your toolkit. A major portion of this book provides 14 Business Problem-Solving Tools - from flow charting to spider diagrams; 8 Team Assessment Instruments - from the team readiness questionnaire to post-project team evaluation; and 7 Team Effectiveness Interventions - from the communication map to meeting planning worksheets. This book reveals how to select, design, and implement each type of team. You'll harness the power and understand the capabilities of problem-solving teams, task forces, cross-functional teams, and self-directed work teams. Be the manager who knows team planning. With Teams, you can successfully implement the right team for the right job.
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Table of contents

Contents: Part 1: A conceptual Overview of Teams. Transitioning to teams. How to select the most appropriate type of team. Simple problem-solving teams. Task forces and cross-functional teams. Self-directed work teams. Part 2: Business Problem-Solving Tools, Team Assessment Instruments. Team Effectiveness Interventions.
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