Teams: Who Needs Them and Why?
Author: RONALD RECARDO
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. 1||Conceptual Overview of Teams||1|
|Ch. 1||Transitioning to Teams||2|
|Ch. 2||Selecting the Most Appropriate Type of Team||26|
|Ch. 3||Simple Problem-Solving Teams||44|
|Ch. 4||Task Forces and Cross-Functional Teams||60|
|Ch. 5||Self-Directed Work Teams||82|
|Ch. 6||The Role of the Manager in Teams||101|
|Pt. 2||Team Tools and Techniques||125|
|Ch. 7||Business Problem-Solving Tools||128|
|Ch. 8||Team Assessment Instruments||211|
|Ch. 9||Team Effectiveness Interventions||250|
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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.