by Lawrence Holpp
Preface (download as a pdf file)
Chapter 1. Questions to Ask Before Starting Teams
What Are Teams?
The Five Ps in Team
Why Do You Want Teams?
Where Do You Plan to Implement Teams?
What Do You Expect from Teams?
What Roles Are Crucial to the Team Process?
How Will You Evaluate Individuals Versus Teams?
How Will You Compensate Teams?
What Resources Will You Budget for Training and Development?
Whatís the Organizational Impact of Teams and How Can You Manage It?
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 1
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Chapter 2. Creating the Culture for Teamwork
Chapter 3. Teams and Business Strategy
Chapter 4. Why Organizations Have Problems with Teams
Chapter 5. Vision, Values, Mission, and Strategy
Chapter 6. Team Dynamics
Chapter 7. New Roles for Leaders of High-Performance Work Groups
Chapter 8. Conducting Team Meetings
Chapter 9. Coaching Teams and Team Members
Chapter 10. Coping with Conflicts and Changes
Chapter 11. Applied Empowerment
Chapter 12. Evaluating Your Team
ISBN for this title: 0-07-071865-2
About the Author
Larry Holpp has spent 25 years implementing team-based strategies in a wide variety of organizations to support total quality, worker involvement, union-management cooperation efforts, and advanced manufacturing innovations. As a consultant, Larry has worked with service and manufacturing clients and helped institute total quality programs in a dozen hospitals and self-managing teams in manufacturing and financial services companies.
He is author of Team Turbo Training, a series of tactical training modules published by McGraw-Hill (1999), and over 20 articles on teams, quality, and empowerment in journals such as Training, The Journal for Quality and Participation, and Training & Development.
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