eBook Team Building: Proven Strategies for Improving Team Performance, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118416147
  • ISBN-13: 9781118416143
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 204 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

This book describes the Four Cs of the Team Development Model: 1.) Context: Laying the Foundation for Team Success 2.) Composition: Getting the Right People on the Bus 3.) Competencies: Developing Team Skills for High Performance 4.) Change: Devising More Effective Ways of Working Together The rest of the book covers Solving Problems Through Team Building, Team Building in Different Kinds of Teams and The Challenges of Team Building for the Future. Additions to this edition are: 1.) New student assessment measuring Team Performance posted only online as premium content 2.) Two new chapters: Innovative Teams and Managing Cross-Cultural Teams 3.) A heavily updated chapter on Virtual Teams 4.) Updated examples to keep book current The 4th edition had sold Spanish and Portuguese language rights.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About the Online Assessments.
Dedication.
Half Title Page.
Other Front Matter.
Introduction.
1: The Four Cs of Team Development.
2: The Search for the High-Performing Team.
3: Context: Laying the Foundation for Team Success.
4: Composition: Getting the Right People on the Bus.
5: Competencies: Developing Team Skills for High Performance.
6: Change: Devising More Effective Ways of Working Together.
7: Bringing the Four Cs Together: Designing a Team-Building Program.
8: Solving Specific Problems through Team Building.
9: Managing Conflict in the Team.
10: Overcoming Unhealthy Agreement.
11: Reducing Conflict between Teams.
12: Leading Innovative Teams.
13: Team Building in Different Types of Teams.
14: Managing the Temporary Team.
15: Creating Effective Cross-Cultural Teams.
16: High-Performing Virtual Teams.
17: Managing Interorganizational Alliance Teams.
18: The Challenge of Team Building for the Future.
19: Challenges for Building Effective Teams.
Notes.
The Authors.
Index.