In their quest to define the "success" factor, Syer and Connolly draw on many years of seminal thinking and research on small-group dynamics. They explore the underlying ways in which people in a team relate to each other and examine how these relationships can cause a team to succeed or fail.
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The ABCs of Team Success Why do some teams pull together to perform at the highest level while others never quite jell? How is a team's identity formed? What's the best way to get team members to commit to team goals? You'll find the answers to these questions and dozens more in How Teamwork Works: The Dynamics of Effective Team Development, by John Syer and Chris Connolly. Rather than retreading the role of teams in the organization, you get the nuts and bolts of small group dynamics along with hands-on advice for identifying and exploiting the factors that motivate team members. You also get insights on how to help a team build relationships, discover its identity, self-direct, perform at peak efficiency and more. Accomplish team tasks in record-breaking time; build winning team systems; conduct highly effective team meetings; Develop full team potential; Excel with project teams and task forces; Form powerful team-member relationships to ensure top performance.
** Contents **
Introduction. Team Systems. Teamwork: Team Development. Resistance. Feedback on Performance. Speaking Skills. Questioning Skills. Listening Skills. Task. Maintenance and Process. Warming Up and Warming Down. Team Identity. Team Thinking: Team Belief Systems. Conceptual Blockbusting. Team Task Cycle: Team Map. Awareness. Understanding. Decision Making. Implementing. Completion. Team Types: The Creative Team. The Process Improvement Team. The Executive Team. The Planning Team. The Problem-Solving Team.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0077079426
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0077079426
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-004-62-2082002