Creating Teams with an Edge The Complete Skill Set to Build Powerful and Influential Teams

ISBN-10: 159139290X

ISBN-13: 9781591392903

Edition: 2004

List price: $22.00 Buy it from $3.00
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


This guide helps managers at all levels develop and improve their management skills within teams. Topics include how to improve communication among team members, how to resolve conflict in teams, how to promote interdependence, and how to lead everyone to reach the same vision.
Used Starting from $12.60
eBooks Starting from $21.99
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Ethics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Law Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 3/31/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

What's Ahead
Team Concepts: Understand These First
Why Teams?
Do You Really Need a Team?
Benefits and Costs
Making the "Team Versus No-Team" Decision
Summing Up
Essentials for an Effective Team: The Foundation of Success
A Clear, Common Goal--With Performance Metrics
Commitment to a Common Goal
Every Member Contributes--Every Member Benefits
A Supportive Environment
Summing Up
Forming the Team: The Crew and Its Charter
Team Sponsor
Team Leader
Team Members
The Team Charter
Aligning Behavior Through Rewards
Summing Up
Getting Off on the Right Foot: Important First Steps
Host a Launch Meeting
Decide About Decisions
Plan and Schedule the Work
Define the Measures of Success
Develop a Budget
Create Integrating Mechanisms
Establish Norms of Behavior
Summing Up
Team Management Challenges: Where Leaders Matter
The Leader's Role
Encouraging Team Identity
Guarding Against Groupthink
Managing Team Creativity
Managing Conflict
Summing Up
Operating As a Team: Putting Ideas to Work
Keeping an Eye on Team Processes
Winning One Bite at a Time
Supporting Team Learning
Evaluating Performance
Summing Up
The Virtual Team: A Collaborative Challenge
Benefits and Challenges
Virtual Team Technology
Managing the Virtual Team
Coaching the Team You Can't See
Summing Up
Becoming a Team Player: Your Most Important Assignment
Be Open to New Ideas
Be Open to Different Ways of Working
Share What You Have
Seek Alternatives
Develop Working Relationships with People from Different Functions
Look for Win-Win Solutions
Only Join Teams Whose Goals You Value Highly
Be a Reliable Teammate
Be Results-Oriented
Summing Up
Useful Implementation Tools
A Guide to Effective Coaching
Team Troubleshooting Guide
For Further Reading
About the Subject Adviser
About the Writer
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.