Integrating theory, research, and application, Making the Team, 3e offers leaders, managers, and executives — current and future — the most practical, up-to-date research on groups and teams.
The exciting new third edition of Making the Team: A Guide for Managers combines cutting-edge theory with the latest research and real-world applications. It delivers the most current research on groups and teams in a digestible manner. An excellent resource for managers at every stage of the game, the book offers insight to help both players and coaches maximize their success.
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)