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Making the Team: A Guide for Managers (Fifth Edition)

by Leigh Thompson
(Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall)

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Brief Contents

Preface

PART I THE BASICS OF TEAMWORK

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 II 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 III 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

References

Name and Author Index

Subject Index

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