COMMUNICATING IN GROUPS AND TEAMS: SHARING LEADERSHIP, 5th Edition examines issues of teamwork and leadership with a strong focus on ethics and diversity. The Fifth Edition addresses the recent attention given to teams in business and industry, and includes an examination of technology's role in small group communication. The text also explores the growing trend among colleges to challenge students' understanding of their leadership competence and consider the ethical and social implications of group participation.
Explains team management processes for projects in profit and non- profit organizations. The material appears to be directed towards college management students and discusses topics such as task processes of goal setting, team inquiry, critical and creative thinking, problem solving, and decision making; verbal, nonverbal, listening, and questioning skills for team communication, and problems and challenges in group interaction. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)