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Making the Team (3rd Edition)

Making the Team (3rd Edition)
Author: Leigh L. Thompson
ISBN 13: 9780131861350
ISBN 10: 131861352
Edition: 3
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2007-09-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 496
List Price: $130.67

About the Book
Making the Team is for leaders, managers, and executives—anyone who has to work with people and teams. Making the Team gives leaders answers to hard questions and provides proven solutions to some of management's greatest challenges:

  • Dealing with conflict productively
  • Increasing creativity
  • Managing diversity
  • Evaluating and rewarding team performance
  • Leveraging the team within the organization
  • Managing global teamwork
  • Motivating and leading people
The Kellogg Culture
The Kellogg School of Management is known throughout the world for its culture of teamwork. Kellogg students are exceptional in their simultaneous ability to lead as well as be team players. Student input is essential to the faculty's teaching methods at Kellogg. The faculty of the Management and Organizations Department at Kellogg brings their world-class research on teamwork into the classroom to create a powerful and interactive group learning experience. The strong Kellogg culture of teamwork inspired the writing of this book, whose key purpose is to expose some of the winning strategies of a teamwork culture.


This guide for managers, executives, and consultants provides solutions to some of management's challenges, including dealing with conflict productively; increasing creativity; managing diversity; evaluating and rewarding team performance; leveraging the team within the organization; managing global teamwork; and motivating and leading people. Thompson is the J.L. and Helen Kellogg Distinguished Professor of Organization Behavior in the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)