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Managing Successful Teams [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780749464400Series: Creating SuccessPublication details: London : Kogan Page, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9780749464417
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Managing Successful TeamsDDC classification:
  • 658.4/022 658.4022
LOC classification:
  • HD66 .W445 2012
Online resources:
Contents:
Contents; Preface; 01 Setting the scene; Introduction; Big picture; The pros and cons of teamwork; What support do teams need from the top?; 02 Back to basics - the fundamentals of working in teams; Introduction; What is and what isn't a team?; 'Team' defined; Different types of teams; Stages of team development; Structuring the team; Two critical roles; Why do teams sometimes not work?; The characteristics of a well-functioning team; 03 Setting up a new team; Introduction; A 12-step guide for setting up a new team; How to balance the team
04 Managing the team once formed - motivation and performance managementIntroduction; The art of motivation; Why is motivation so important?; A fundamental principle of motivation; Managing performance; Reviewing and evaluating performance; Rewards; 05 Managing the team once formed - communication, meetings, influencing and projects; Introduction; Your role as a communication messenger; Running meetings; Getting what you need and want from others - being an influencer; Managing a project; 06 Taking over as manager of an established team; Introduction
In what circumstances are you taking over the team?Your relationship with the team and stakeholders; Timelines for progress; Problem busting; 07 Problems in the team; Introduction; Work-based problems; People problems; 08 Leading the virtual team; Introduction; The benefits and implications of working remotely; Technology to enable remote working; Working with others in a virtual team; Getting the foundation stones right to make the team work; Tackling problems in virtual teams; The virtual world of the future - the rise of the neo-nomad; 09 The future for teams
References and recommended reading
Summary: Managing Successful Teams addresses the everyday issues faced by team managers and leaders. It provides helpful, straightforward advice for improving team performance in a variety of different situations and environments.
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Contents; Preface; 01 Setting the scene; Introduction; Big picture; The pros and cons of teamwork; What support do teams need from the top?; 02 Back to basics - the fundamentals of working in teams; Introduction; What is and what isn't a team?; 'Team' defined; Different types of teams; Stages of team development; Structuring the team; Two critical roles; Why do teams sometimes not work?; The characteristics of a well-functioning team; 03 Setting up a new team; Introduction; A 12-step guide for setting up a new team; How to balance the team

04 Managing the team once formed - motivation and performance managementIntroduction; The art of motivation; Why is motivation so important?; A fundamental principle of motivation; Managing performance; Reviewing and evaluating performance; Rewards; 05 Managing the team once formed - communication, meetings, influencing and projects; Introduction; Your role as a communication messenger; Running meetings; Getting what you need and want from others - being an influencer; Managing a project; 06 Taking over as manager of an established team; Introduction

In what circumstances are you taking over the team?Your relationship with the team and stakeholders; Timelines for progress; Problem busting; 07 Problems in the team; Introduction; Work-based problems; People problems; 08 Leading the virtual team; Introduction; The benefits and implications of working remotely; Technology to enable remote working; Working with others in a virtual team; Getting the foundation stones right to make the team work; Tackling problems in virtual teams; The virtual world of the future - the rise of the neo-nomad; 09 The future for teams

References and recommended reading

Managing Successful Teams addresses the everyday issues faced by team managers and leaders. It provides helpful, straightforward advice for improving team performance in a variety of different situations and environments.