Business Without Bosses: How Self-Managing Teams Are Building High- Performing Companies

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Wiley, Sep 8, 1995 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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The Truth About Teams

"If you're considering self-managing teams for your own business, Business Without Bosses should be on your reading list."
Managing Office Technology

"Anyone who wants to become or stay a manager needs to master this book's practical and philosophical lessons."
Allan R. Cohen Vice President, Academic Affairs, Babson College and author, The Portable MBA in Management and Influence without Authority

"The 'real-world' case studies will appeal to executives who need answers, not theory, about self-managed teams."
William Band Vice President, Rath & Strong, Inc., management consultants and the author of Creating Value for Customers and Touchstones

This insider's tour shows you how organizations including Texas Instruments, IDS Financial Services, and W. L. Gore & Associates have discarded the old concept of "boss" and flourished with a new and effective team management style. Charles C. Manz, Ph.D. and Henry P. Sims, Jr., Ph.D., the authors of SuperLeadership, use real-world examples of success and failure to guide you through the intricacies of teamwork in a variety of service and manufacturing settings and in all stages of development.

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CHARLES C. MANZ, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Management at Arizona State University. He is coauthor of SuperLeadership: Leading Others to Lead Themselves and the author of Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence.

HENRY P. SIMS, Jr. Ph.D., is Professor of Management and Organization at the University of Maryland. He is coauthor of SuperLeadership: Leading Others to Lead Themselves, The New Leadership Paradigm, and The Thinking Organization.

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