Saturday, January 24, 2009

Teams or Toward a Global Business Confederation

Teams: Who Needs Them and Why?


Is team-based management best for your business?
Will it help your organization meet the challenges of the twenty-first century to cut production costs, increase quality and service, and compete in the global economy?

his practical, immensely informative book will help you make that decision. Teams tells you:

When to use teams and when not to use them.
What conditions must exist for teams to be successful.
Which teams are appropriate for a particular situation.
How to develop teams to meet the specific needs of your organization.

Table of Contents:
Pt. 1Conceptual Overview of Teams1
Ch. 1Transitioning to Teams2
Ch. 2Selecting the Most Appropriate Type of Team26
Ch. 3Simple Problem-Solving Teams44
Ch. 4Task Forces and Cross-Functional Teams60
Ch. 5Self-Directed Work Teams82
Ch. 6The Role of the Manager in Teams101
Pt. 2Team Tools and Techniques125
Ch. 7Business Problem-Solving Tools128
Ch. 8Team Assessment Instruments211
Ch. 9Team Effectiveness Interventions250

New interesting textbook: Pension Planning or Contemporary Financial Management with Xtra and InfoTrac

Toward a Global Business Confederation: A Blueprint for Globalization

Author: Subhash C C Jain

In the era of globalization, the role of multinational corporations (MNCs) is increasing in importance while the influence of nation-states is in a corresponding decline. Jain contends that this trend will benefit the cause of worldwide economic prosperity, which MNCs alone are positioned to deliver.

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