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The work of teams
Katzenbach, Jon R., 1932-
Publication Information:
Boston : Harvard Business School Press, [1998]

Physical Description:
xxv, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Central Library HD66 .W68 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Focusing on work goals through teamwork, this book gathers articles together from The Harvard Business Review, offering guidance along the way on encouraging the work of groups and overcoming obstacles.

Table of Contents

IntroductionJon R. Katzenbach
Part I Creating Teams
1 The Parable of the SadhuBowen H. McCoy
2 The Team That Wasn'tSuzy Wetlaufer
3 The Discipline of TeamsJon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith
4 How the Right Measures Help Teams ExcelChristopher Meyer
5 How Management Teams Can Have a Good FightKathleen M. Eisenhardt and Jean L. Kahwajy and L. J. Bourgeois III
6 The Myth of the Top Management TeamJon R. Katzenbach
Part II Managing Teams
7 Whatever Happened to the Take-Charge Manager?Nitin Nohria and James D. Berkley
8 Information Technology and Tomorrow's ManagerLinda M. Applegate and James I. Cash, Jr. and D. Quinn Mills
9 Prepare Your Organization to Fight FiresKarl Weick
10 Informal Networks: The Company Behind the ChartDavid Krackhardt and Jeffrey R. Hanson
11 How to Integrate Work and Deepen ExpertiseDorothy Leonard-Barton and H. Kent Bowen and Kim B. Clark and Charles A. Holloway and Steven C. Wheelwright
12 Getting It Done: New Roles for Senior ExecutivesThomas M. Hout and John C. Carter
13 Real WorkAbraham Zaleznick
14 Conclusion--An Integrated Leadership Approach
15 Entrepreneurship Reconsidered: The Team as HeroRobert B. Reich
Executive Summaries
About the Contributors

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