Summary: In school and later as business professionals, learners will be asked to join teams. These may be permanent, high-powered, self-managed work teams or special-purpose groups that meet only long enough to tackle a specific problem. No matter what the team situation, this text helps readers build the vital skills to maximize individual contribution, understand team roles, overcome conflict, negotiate solutions, evaluate outcomes, and think creatively. This guided proces ...show mores is a productive team experience that yields high-performance results - results that can be replicated in team settings in the workplace.Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
- Systematic Development: The text begins by focusing student attention on general concepts of team activity, such as roles, responsibilities, goal setting, problem solving, synergy, negotiation, and performance appraisal.
- Project Format: The handbook provides five projects to guide the student through the team-building process. Project 1, "Understanding Team Development," introduces the stages of team building, along with general concepts of team activity. Each of the four subsequent projects focus on one of the following stages: Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing.
- Team Forms: Sample team documents and worksheets are included to facilitate effective team development within student teams.
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.