Working in Teams
Moving From High Potential to High Performance
- Brian A. Griffith - Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
- Ethan B. Dunham - Human Capital Performance Partners
Business & Management (General) | Communication and Media Studies (General)
The open-access Student Study Site includes the following:
- Mobile-friendly eFlashcards reinforce understanding of key terms and concepts that have been outlined in the chapters.
- Mobile-friendly web quizzes allow for independent assessment of progress made in learning course material.
- Carefully selected, video links feature relevant interviews, lectures, personal stories, inquiries, and other content for use in independent or classroom-based explorations of key topics.
Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:
- A Microsoft® Word® test bank is available containing multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter. The test bank provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding.
- A Respondus electronic test bank is available and can be used on PCs. The test bank contains multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter and provides you with a diverse range of pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding. Respondus is also compatible with many popular learning management systems so you can easily get your test questions into your online course.
- Editable, chapter-specific Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides offer you complete flexibility in easily creating a multimedia presentation for your course. Highlight essential content, features, and artwork from the book.
- Sample course syllabi for semester and quarter courses provide suggested models for use when creating the syllabi for your courses.
- Instructor's Manual to assist professors in preparing and teaching their course
- Carefully selected, web-based video links feature relevant interviews, lectures, personal stories, inquiries, and other content for use in independent or classroom-based explorations of key topics. When relevant, related questions for discussion are included.
Great introduction to the topic, touches different aspects of effective teamwork. I've put it on the list of recommended reading.
I found the material very relevant and more importantly my students enjoyed the text, which evokes some very meaningful discussions.
While I have yet to get too far into the book, my initial reaction to the material in the book is very good. I really like the variety of case studies and end of chapter discussion questions and activities.
I included the book as a recommended book listing. The course have a particular design aspect, so this would not suitable to become an essential book.
A really useful book for undergraduate students to examine the workings of teams.
Looks good but does not work with our assignments.
The authors brought together a lot of relevant knowledge on teams.
However, to me it appears that the authors confusingly mix all kinds of teams:
1 a stable management team
2 a stable self managing team with a primary process task
3 teams in a projectbased (engineer to order) primary process that live as long as it takes to fulfil the order
4 temporary teams with an innovation or R&D-task (that will change in composition depending on the project-stage)
Esp 3 & 4 may be composed of people from different org's (eg 'us' plus suppliers and customer)
And teams of students in an educational setting have their own peculiarities.
Because of this I will not adopt.
Very good book for undergraduate leadership students.
Excellent text and support materials. I will try it for a year and see how the students interact with the materials. Thanks for the desk copy and access to support materials. This allows me to begin designing the class as soon as I adopt the text.