Making the Team: A Guide for Managers

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2008 - Business & Economics - 476 pages
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Integrating theory, research, and application, Making the Team, 3e offers leaders, managers, and executives — current and future — the most practical, up-to-date research on groups and teams.

 

The exciting new third edition of Making the Team: A Guide for Managers combines cutting-edge theory with the latest research and real-world applications. It delivers the most current research on groups and teams in a digestible manner. An excellent resource for managers at every stage of the game, the book offers insight to help both players and coaches maximize their success.

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Contents

Facts and Myths
3
Team Performance Criteria
22
Appraisals
45
Copyright

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Leigh L. Thompson is the J. Jay Gerber Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is also the director of the AT&T Behavioral Research Laboratory at Kellogg and the Leading High Impact Teams Executive Program at Kellogg. An active consultant, Thompson has taught teamwork skills to a wide variety of executives and managers all over the world.

An internationally recognized scholar, Thompson has published four books and over 65 articles in leading management journals and books. Thompson has received numerous awards and honors for her research, including the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, California, and a grant from the Citigroup Behavioral Sciences Research Council of Citibank.

For more information about Leigh Thompson's teaching and research, please visit:
www.LeighThompson.com.

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