Leading Self-Directed Work Teams A Guide to Developing New Team Leadership Skills

ISBN-10: 0071349243

ISBN-13: 9780071349246

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Kimball Fisher

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Based on the author's successful seminars and training workshops for team leaders, this book provides a road map for managers and supervisors in traditional hierarchical environments whose organisations have reorganised into self-directed teams.
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List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/9/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Kimball Fisher and Mareen Fisher are co-founders of The Fisher Group, Inc. and have worked with many Fortune 100 companies to implement high- performance management systems. They have consulted to clients in North America, Western Europe, Asia and Africa with companies such as Amoco, Apple Computers, Chevron, Corning, Delphi/Delco, Hewlett-Packard, Monsanto, Motorola, NBC, PepsiCo, Proctor and Gamble, The Port of Seattle, Shell, and Weyerhaeuser. The Fishers have trained thousands of managers. They are widely published and are popular speakers on teams, leadership and organization design. Kimball. Fisher is author of Leading Self-Directed Work Teams and co-author of Tips for Teams.

A New Kind of Leader for a New Kind of Business Environment
Bosses Who Don't Boss
Self-Directed Work Teams: What Are They and Where Did They Come From?
Team Empowerment: Passing Fad or the Future of Work Design?
The Classic Supervisor Is an Endangered Species
A Rocky Road: The Transition from Supervisor to Team Leader
Building the Foundation for Change
The Kodak 13 Room Story: Empowering Team Leaders
Overcoming Common Transition Difficulties: Four Learnings from the 13 Room
The Power of Values and Assumptions
The Visible and Invisible Elements of Team Leadership
Theory X Assumptions and Control Paradigm Thinking: You Can't Get There from Here
The Role of the Team Leader
The Supervisor Versus the Team Leader: Sheep Herders and Shepherds
The Role of the Team Leader
Essential Competencies for Team Leaders: Leader, Results Catalyst, and Facilitator
The Barrier Buster, Business Analyzer, Coach, and Living Example
The Myth of the Marshmallow Manager
The Five Stages of Implementing Empowerment
Leadership Roles During the Early Stages of Team Maturity
Leadership Roles During the Later Stages of Team Maturity
The Team Leader Workout
Three Days in the Life of a Team Leader
A Weekly Activity Guide for Team Leaders
Common Problems and Uncommon Solutions
When Team Members Resist the Change to a Self-Directed Work Team
Helping Supervisors Become Team Leaders
Managing Upward: When You Don't Have the Support of Senior Management
Creating Accountability: Systems for Teams
When the Problem Is the Organization: Redesigning for Teams
Overcoming the Special Challenges of Leading knowledge Workers
Leading Virtual Teams: How to Work with Teams That Are Geographically Dispersed
Team Leader Evaluation Tools
The Team Leader Limits Test: Do I Fit as a Team Leader?
Assessing Team Leader Effectiveness Sampler
The Team Leader Survival Guide
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