Team Players and Teamwork: New Strategies for Developing Successful Collaboration

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 13, 2011 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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"In the new edition of Team Players and Teamwork Glenn Parker updates his landmark compendium on the essential effect of cross-functional teamwork to encompass the added complexities of globalization facing team leaders and team members in the twenty-first century. Anyone participating on or managing members of a cross-functional team will benefit from reading this essential guide to successful teamwork."
-Jeffrey W. Warmke, vice president, global project management and leadership, Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Development

"Glenn Parker has the unique combination of sound thinking and clear writing. In his recent version of Team Players and Teamwork he succeeds in taking this combination of skills to a higher level."
-Sivasilam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan, president, Workshops by Thiagi, Inc.

"Glenn's book is a must-read for team leaders and team members who are looking for a comprehensive set of tools and ideas to help teams perform more effectively. Glenn offers practical wisdom-based on years of first-hand experience-that is unparalleled in the field of team dynamics."
-Robert Hoffman, executive director, organization development and talent management, oncology business unit, Norvartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
 

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Contents

Storming
Norming
Performing
How Team Players Adapt to Team Development
The Right Mix at the Right Time
Style Diversity
Missing Perspectives
How to Analyze Your Team

Building Your Team
Notes
The Concept of Personal Style
Team Player Styles
Contributor
Collaborator
Communicator
Challenger
Team Player Actions
The Cost of Ineffective Team Players
The Ineffective Contributor
The Ineffective Collaborator
The Ineffective Communicator
The Ineffective Challenger
Dealing with the Ineffective Team Player When It Is You
Dealing with the Ineffective Team Player When It Is Someone Else
Notes
The Contributor as Leader
The Downside
The Collaborator as Leader
The Downside
The Communicator as Leader
The Downside
The Challenger as Leader
The Downside
PersonalDevelopment Planning for Team Leaders
Successful TeamBuilding Strategies for Team Leaders
Forming
Current Methods
Recommended Strategies
Rx for the Development of a Team Player Culture
The Executive Challenge
The Management Challenge
The Human Resources Challenge
The Learning and Development Challenge
The Personal Challenge
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Glenn M. Parker is president of Glenn Parker Associates, LLC. He works with organizations to create and sustain high-performing teams, effective team players, and team-based systems. He is the author of more than fifteen books, including the best-selling Cross-Functional Teams and the first edition of Team Players and Teamwork, both from Jossey-Bass.

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