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Illustrated Course Guides: Teamwork & Team Building - Soft Skills for a Digital Workplace 2nd Edition

Jeff Butterfield

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2011
  • 142 Pages


Give your students the teamwork skills needed for success throughout their education and career with ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDES: TEAMWORK AND TEAM BUILDING - SOFT SKILLS FOR A DIGITAL WORKPLACE, 2E. Part of the acclaimed ILLUSTRATED SOFT SKILLS SERIES, this book makes it easy to teach students the essential team building and other soft skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive workplace. Each book addresses 40 critical skills, providing your students with extensive knowledge they can bring with them into the real world.

Jeff Butterfield, Western Kentucky University

Dr. Jeff Butterfield holds a PhD from the University of Texas-Austin and an MBA from Indiana University, and currently is a faculty member in the Information Systems department at Western Kentucky University. Previously, Dr. Butterfield worked as an electronics engineer with several Fortune 500 companies. He quickly discovered that his writing and public-speaking abilities contributed much more to his professional success than his technical skills. This important discovery has significantly influenced his teaching and Dr. Butterfield has spent more than 15 years in higher education helping technical students develop professional skills. As technology becomes more tightly integrated with business functions, students with well-developed soft skills will enjoy a strong competitive advantage. Dr. Butterfield has worked with Cengage to develop the SOFT SKILLS FOR A DIGITAL WORKPLACE series. These titles are designed to complement any course you teach, regardless of the subject.
  • UPDATES ADDRESS TODAY’S MOST RELEVANT AND VALUABLE SOFT SKILLS. All content prepares your students for success working with teams in today’s workplace.
  • EMPLOYS THE ILLUSTRATED SERIES’ POPULAR, READER-FRIENDLY PRESENTATION. Short, focused text emphasizes the key soft skills your students need to succeed in their academic and professional careers.
  • PROVIDES TIMELESS INSIGHTS INTO CRITICAL TEAM BUILDING SKILLS. This book highlights the key skills that make students more marketable to companies and that are necessary for success in today’s professional world.
  • COMPLEMENTS ANY COURSE. You can seamlessly integrate this book’s modular content into virtually any existing courses or use this book as a primary text for short courses or workshops.
A. Working in Groups and Teams.
B. Team Roles and Processes.
C. Team Building and Development.
D. Being a Team Leader.
E. Having Successful Meetings.

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  • ISBN-10: 1337509191
  • ISBN-13: 9781337509190
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  • ISBN-13: 9781337119276
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