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Teamwork What Must Go Right - What Can Go Wrong

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ISBN-10: 0803932901

ISBN-13: 9780803932906

Edition: 1989

Authors: Carl E. Larson, Frank M. J. LaFasto

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What are the secrets of successful teams? Why do some teams achieve remarkable success while others fail or are consigned to mediocrity? To find the answers, Carl E. Larson and Frank M. J. LaFasto conducted a three-year study of teams and team achievement. Interviewing a wide range of teams, including the space shuttle Challenger investigation team, executive management teams and a championship football team, Larson and LaFasto discovered a surprising consistency in the characteristics of effective teams. In Teamwork , they explore the eight properties of successful teams: a clear, elevating goal; a results-driven structure; competent team members; unified commitment; collaborative…    
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Carl Larson, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of Human Communication and past dean of Social Sciences at the University of Denver. His most recent work includes When Teams Work Best (Sage 2001), Successful Communication and Negotiation, and Collaborative Leadership: How Citizens and Civic Leaders Can Make a Difference. Larson consults in both the public and private sector. He received the Driscoll Master Educator Award given by the students at the University of Denver to the university's outstanding professor.nbsp;

Frank LaFasto, Ph.D., recently retired as Senior Vice President of Organization Effectiveness after 30 years with Cardinal Health, Inc., a multinational health care company. An internationally recognized author and lecturer on management issues, Frank has more than 35 years' experience helping organizations build and sustain successful teams. nbsp;Frank has written two best-sellers on the subject: Teamwork and How Teams Work Best, co-authored by Carl Larson. nbsp;He currently consults with private and public sector organizations to help them build effective teams, lead critical change initiatives, and develop executive talent. Frank resides in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Toward Understanding Teams and Teamwork
A Clear, Elevating Goal
Results-Driven Structure
Competent Team Members
Unified Commitment
Collaborative Climate
Standards of Excellence
External Support and Recognition
Principled Leadership
Inside Management Teams