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A Team of Leaders

A Team of Leaders

By: Paul Gustavson; Stewart Liff

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Workplace teams are supposed to harness employees' talents to tackle challenges. But the reality often falls short... Now imagine having a team where everyone steps up and performs all of the leadership tasks. Imagine a team that is constantly sharing knowledge and pushing the envelope--one that does long term planning and produces outstanding performance. A Team of Leaders shows readers how to design systems that nurture the leadership potential of every employee--the key to creating high-performance teams. The book's proven principles and techniques include: ● The Five-Stage Team...

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You First: Inspire Your Team to Grow Up, Get Along, and Get Stuff Done

You First: Inspire Your Team to Grow Up, Get Along, and Get Stuff Done

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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Five common problems your team is susceptible to—and the one thing you can do to fix all of them There are so many ways a team can go wrong. Does your team make decisions so slowly that nothing ever gets done, or does it go too fast and miss critical issues that come back to bite you later? Does your team bicker endlessly or smile and nod while avoiding the tough issues? Too often, team dysfunction leads to abysmal productivity and zero innovation for your organization, as well as misery and wasted time for you. Most team members sit and wait, feeling trapped in a team that just isn't...

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Social Collaboration For Dummies

Social Collaboration For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 07-NOV-2013

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Realize the potential of social collaboration in business with this easy-to-understand guide Social media have proven to be an engaging and addictive mode of communication and information gathering for users on a personal level. However, by applying that same philosophy, a corporate collaboration system that employs social technologies could potentially get employees more involved in running an efficient and effective business. This fun and friendly guide shows you exactly how to put social networking to work in order to achieve business goals. Taking you beyond just the features and...

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Team Building Now in its fifth edition, Team Building is a classic in the field of organization development. In this new edition, the authors strengthen the Four Cs framework that was introduced in the fourth edition and add a wealth of new illustrative examples, a chapter on the challenges of managing cross-functional teams, and a chapter on leading innovative teams in a competitive environment. To complement the text, the authors have developed two online assessments: one designed for use in the classroom with student teams and one designed for teams within organizations. For more...

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Doing More with Teams: The New Way to Winning

Doing More with Teams: The New Way to Winning

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2013

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A new model for productive teamwork that generates wealth From instincts as ancient as our hunter and gatherer stages, men and women have worked in teams. But what have we really learned about these drives and desires in a lasting way? Does all of the selfishness and scandal in business and government today suggest we have spilt the special sauce of teamwork? Doing More With Teams explores what can be done to encourage a new form a competition so that organizations complete the challenges before them to drive growth and get results. From New York Times bestselling author, Bruce Piasecki...

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Perfect Phrases for Virtual Teamwork: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Fostering Collaboration at a Distance

Perfect Phrases for Virtual Teamwork: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Fostering Collaboration at a Distance

By: Meryl Runion

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2013

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THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIMEWith more and more employees working offsite, effective communication among remote team members is absolutely critical. Perfect Phrases for Virtual Teamwork provides hundreds of ready-to-use phrases that will ensure your virtual teams collaborate as effectively as the most cohesive face-to-face team. Learn the most effective language for:Defining and aligning team culturePersonalizing interactionsAssessing progress and resultsLeading effective virtual meetingsAddressing conflicts and mistakes ...

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Big Book of Virtual Teambuilding Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Build Communication, Trust and Collaboration from Anywhere!

Big Book of Virtual Teambuilding Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Build Communication, Trust and Collaboration from Anywhere!

By: Mary Scannell

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 23-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2013

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Get remote team members to interact as if they’re in the same room!Whether you’re videoconferencing with team members across the world or e-mailing a colleague sitting ten feet away, the truth is evident: technology has permanently altered the way we communicate. The virtual workplace can facilitate quicker decision making and reduced overhead. ...

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Building Engaged Team Performance: Align Your Processes and People to Achieve Game-Changing Business Results

Building Engaged Team Performance: Align Your Processes and People to Achieve Game-Changing Business Results

By: Dodd Starbird; Roland Cavanagh

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 21-SEP-2010

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Harness the Power of Your MostValuable Resource—Your Workforce!Process improvement approaches likeSix Sigma and Lean Enterprise haveworked wonders for countless organizations,but in the drive for true excellence,these approaches are only one important partof the formula. ...

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Beyond The Call: Why Some of Your Team Go the Extra Mile and Others Don't Show

Beyond The Call: Why Some of Your Team Go the Extra Mile and Others Don't Show

By: Marc Woods; Steve Coomber

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 04-JUL-2013

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Why some team members go the extra mile while others don't--and how to get more out of everyone Business leaders know that some members of their teams go above and beyond while others get by doing the bare minimum. The question on everyone's lips is how to turn every member of your organization into a top performer. Beyond the Call uses case studies, the real-world stories of real managers, and groundbreaking research from NYU's Stern School of Business, to answer important questions about performance and offer real solutions for building high-performing organizations and teams. This...

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Teams

Teams

By: Lesley Partridge

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2013

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Learning Made Simple books give you skills without frills. They are matched to the main qualifications and written by experienced teachers and authors to make often tricky subjects simple to learn. Every book is designed carefully to provide bite-sized lessons matched to readers' needs. Using full colour thoughout and written by leading teachers and writers, Learning Made Simple books build on a rich legacy of over 50 years as leading publishers helping to learn new skills and develop their talents. Whether studying at college, training at work, or reading at home, aiming for a...

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Conversational Capacity: The Secret to Building Successful Teams That Perform When the Pressure Is On

Conversational Capacity: The Secret to Building Successful Teams That Perform When the Pressure Is On

By: Craig Weber

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2013

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OPEN, BALANCED DIALOGUE--THE KEY TO PEAK TEAM PERFORMANCEIn a world of rapid-fire change, it’s more important than ever to build teams that work well when the pressure is on—and quality communication can mean the difference between success and failure.Conversational Capacity provides the communication tools you need to ensure that your team remains on track even when dealing with its most troublesome issues, that it responds to tough challenges with agility and skill, and performs brilliantly in circumstances that would incapacitate less disciplined teams. ...

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Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy

Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 03-APR-2012

Insert Date: 10-MAY-2013

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New breakthrough thinking in organizational learning, leadership, and change Continuous improvement, understanding complex systems, and promoting innovation are all part of the landscape of learning challenges today's companies face. Amy Edmondson shows that organizations thrive, or fail to thrive, based on how well the small groups within those organizations work. In most organizations, the work that produces value for customers is carried out by teams, and increasingly, by flexible team-like entities. The pace of change and the fluidity of most work structures means that it's not...

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Leadership in Action: The Essentials of Leading a High-Performance Team

Leadership in Action: The Essentials of Leading a High-Performance Team

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-MAR-1999

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Team leadership has three essential functions: direction, design, and development. ...

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Leadership in Action: Dispersed Teams Need to Get Off on the Right Foot

Leadership in Action: Dispersed Teams Need to Get Off on the Right Foot

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2001

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The latest research by CCL sheds light on how members of dispersed teams interact, how to best build and support such teams, and how dispersed teams achieve their goals ...

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Leadership in Action: Issues and Observations - Cultivating Teams

Leadership in Action: Issues and Observations - Cultivating Teams

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2002

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The leader needs to examine and create or develop appropriate structures and systems to support teamwork. ...

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Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration

Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration

By: Judith H. Katz; Frederick A. Miller

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 01-APR-2013

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Your people might be your organization’s greatest assets, but their interactions with one another are what determine the quality and the quantity of their contributions. Too many neglect this basic truth and fail to create the sense of excitement, energy, and shared mission that occurs when people truly join together. In this concise, engaging book, Judith Katz and Fred Miller describe four deceptively simple behavioral guidelines that fundamentally change the way people work together: ? Lean into Discomfort: Encourage yourself and others to move beyond comfort zones, speak up, do new...

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Management d'équipe

Management d'équipe

By: Jean-Pierre Brun

Publisher: Editions d'Organisation

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2013

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Présentation Le secret des équipes efficaces? C'est aussi celui des entreprises saines : leurs membres s'y sentent bien! La recette du bien-être en entreprise est si simple que de nombreux managers l'oublient. Il s'agit pour eux de réintroduire dans leurs pratiques les 7 pièces manquantes du management . 1. Reconnaissance 2. Soutien social 3. Respect 4. Travail et vie personnelle 5. Charge de travail 6. Participation aux décisions 7. Rôles clairs Au sommaire Découvres les pièces manquantes du management Témoignez de la reconnaissance Soutenez vos...

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Manage teams successfully

Manage teams successfully

By: A & C Black Publishers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2012

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Managing just one person can be difficult enough, but pulling together a team of people can be tricky even for experienced leaders. This book helps you create an effective team that can really get things done. It helps you form a good team in the first place, deal with tensions that may arise, communicate well, and motivate team members towards your overall goal. Most of us have to work with other people for some or most of our day. If you're a project manager in particular, you'll need to be able to pull together a team from different areas of your business and help everyone work...

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Facilitation Made Easy

Facilitation Made Easy

By: Esther Esther Cameron

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2005

Insert Date: 02-NOV-2012

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The facilitator's task of opening up discussion, getting ideas into the open and setting broad future direction is essential if a group is to reach consensus on a particular outcome and it is now one of the key techniques used in meetings and workshops. Facilitation Made Easy provides a practical introduction to the essential skills needed and will help readers develop a facilitation style that is unbiased and enables control without being overpowering. With detailed examples, proven tips for success, checklists and a self assessment guide to help readers test their own personal approach...

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Practical Facilitation

Practical Facilitation

By: Christine Hogan

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-NOV-2005

Insert Date: 02-NOV-2012

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A facilitator helps groups of people to enable them to interact more effectively in a wide range of situations and occupations, including workplaces, organizational planning, leisure and health activities and community development. Facilitation is an emerging and exciting profession. ...