Chapter at a glance
To get the best teamwork you have to build teams with strong team processes. Here's what to look for in Chapter 8. Don't forget to check your learning with the Summary Questions & Answers and Self-Test in the end-of-chapter Study Guide.
HOW CAN WE CREATE HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAMS?
Characteristics of High-Performance Teams
The Team-Building Process
HOW CAN TEAM PROCESSES BE IMPROVED?
Entry of New Members
Task and Maintenance Leadership
Roles and Role Dynamics
HOW CAN TEAM COMMUNICATIONS BE IMPROVED?
Proxemics and Use of Space
HOW CAN TEAM DECISIONS BE IMPROVED?
Ways Teams Make Decisions
Assets and Liabilities of Team Decisions
Groupthink Symptoms and Remedies
Team Decision Techniques
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