Developing and Enhancing Teamwork in Organizations Evidence-Based Best Practices and Guidelines

ISBN-10: 1118145895

ISBN-13: 9781118145890

Edition: 2013

Authors: Eduardo Salas, Scott Tannenbaum, Deborah Cohen, Gary Latham

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This new volume in the SIOP Professional Practice Series provides evidence-based guidelines to help practitioners seeking advice, recommendations, and guidance for developing and enhancing high-performance teams. Co-Published by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, this volume features all-star editors and contributors highlighting the evidence, the lessons learned, the principles and the findings that matter when composing and managing work teams. Global I/O faculty and practitioners, students, and HR professionals will benefit from discussion on the organizational influence on teams; the leader's contribution to the teams; and how context matters in teams.
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List price: $93.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/10/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Michael J. Karcher, Ed.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at the University of Texas at San Antonio.� He received a doctorate in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.� He conducts research on school-based and cross-age peer mentoring as well as on adolescent connectedness and pair counseling.� He currently conducts the Study of Mentoring in the Learning Environment (SMILE), which is a three-year research project funded by the William T. Grant Foundation to examine the effects of school-based mentoring.Gary Latham is the Secretary of State Professor of Organizational Effectiveness in the Rotman School School of Management at the University of Toronto.nbsp; He is a Past President of the Canadian Psychological Association, a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, Canadian Psychological Association, and the Royal Society of Canada.nbsp; He is the only person to receive both the awards for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology as a Profession and as a Science from the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.nbsp; He is also the recipient of the Scholarly Practitioner and the Heneman Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Management Human Resource Division.nbsp; He is the co-author of A Theory of Goal Setting and Task Performance with Edwin A. Locke; and Increasing Productivity through Performance Appraisal, and Developing and Training Human Resources, both with K. N. Wexley.

The Editors
The Contributors
Why Teamwork Matters in Organizations
Teamwork in Financial Institutions-Does It Really Matter?
Do Teams' Leaders Really Matter?
Teamwork Matters
Making a Difference with Health Care Teams
Developing Leaders on Any Team
Teamwork and Spaceflight-An Evolving Relationship
The Organization and Its Influence
Silent Killers of Team Performance: How Honest, Collective, and Public Conversations Can Overcome Them
How Organizational Process Maturity Improved Software Team Performance
Leading a Team to a Major Technological Development
The Team Leaders
Building Great Leadership Teams for Complex Problems
Developing High-Impact Teams to Lead Strategic Change
Leading Executive Teams: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Leading from the Helm: Lessons from America's Cup Sailing Teams
The Organizational Context
Virtual Teams: The How To's of Making "Being Virtually There" Successful
Trust and Conflict at a Distance: How Can I Improve Relational Outcomes in Distributed Work Groups?
Teamwork Improvement in Health Care: A Decade of Lessons Learned Every Organization Should Know
Why Teamwork Matters: Enabling Health Care Team Effectiveness for the Delivery of High-Quality Patient Care
Rethinking Team Diversity Management: Evidence-Based Strategies for Coping with Diversity Threats
High Performance in Temporally Separated Team Work
The Assessments, Applications, and Interventions for Teams
Designing, Delivering, and Evaluating Team Training in Organizations: Principles That Work
Conducting Team Debriefings That Work: Lessons from Research and Practice
Achieving Optimal Team Composition for Success
How, When, and Why You Should Measure Team Performance
Team Time Management: Psychological Insights for Timely Project Performance
Five Simple Processes That Improve High-Risk Team Effectiveness
Enhancing the Practice of Teamwork in Organizations: Emerging Themes
Name Index
Subject Index
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