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Making the Team: A Guide for Managers, 6th edition

  • Leigh Thompson

Published by Pearson (January 4th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

6th edition

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For undergraduate or graduate management courses in Organization Behavior, Group Dynamics, or Teamwork.


Equips team leaders and members for success with theory and real-world applications

Making the Team shows leaders how to design teams to function optimally, and focuses on the skills needed to become productive team members. The 6th Edition combines cutting-ߥdge theory with the latest information and research, while its real߭world applications and examples help team leaders and members succeed in the business world.

Table of contents

Part I. Building the Team

1. Types of Teams  

2. Designing the Team  

3. Leading Teams

4. Team Cohesion and Trust


Part II. Team Performance

5. Performance and Productivity

6. Team Communication and Collective Intelligence 

7. Team Decision Making: Pitfalls and Solutions 

8. Managing Team Conflict          

9. Creativity and Innovation in Teams


Part III. Teams in Organizations

10. Sub-Groups & Multi-Teams  

11. Team Networking & Social Capital

12. Virtual Teamwork 

13. Multicultural Teams

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