Effective Teamwork: Practical Lessons from Organizational Research ebook
by Michael A. West
Effective Teamwork is applied psychology at its best, without jargon, self-importance or intellectual pomposity. West is never guilty of 'overcomplicating what are relatively simple aspects of human behaviour'.
Effective Teamwork is applied psychology at its best, without jargon, self-importance or intellectual pomposity. His brief asides on complex topics such as strategy, listening, emotional intelligence, leadership and trust are absolute gems, conveying significant wisdom in a single paragraph. Fundamental to great teamworking is 'practice and reflect', a mantra that West has honed to perfection. Although the book is immensely rich in content, it is also easy to assimilate
In this first section of the book, we examine what effective teamwork means. Teams must work together with other teams and with organizational systems and processes to achieve the goals we aspire to and overcome the challenges we face.
Lancaster University Management School Bailrigg, Lancaster. In this first section of the book, we examine what effective teamwork means. The first chapter looks at what is required for effective teamwork, identifying two themes that run through the book.
In 11 chapters West covers the topics of: Do Teams Work?, Creating Teams, Leading Teams, Team Building, Team Vision, Being Part of a Team, Aiming at Excellence in Team Work, Creative Problem Solving, Team Support, Conflict in Teams, Teams in Organizations. Also added were sample case studies,.
He has also published over 200 articles for scientific and practitioner publications, and numerous chapters in scholarly books.
Features new chapters on virtual teams and top management teams, plus contemporary themes of ethics and values. There is no hope for creating a better world without a deeper scientific insight in the function of leadership and culture, and of other essentials of group life.
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Lancaster University Management School Bailrigg, Lancaster and The Work Foundation London. 3rd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.