Business Book Summaries: Teams Sat, 28 Apr 2018 09:00:21 -0400 Wed, 09 May 2018 16:12:41 -0400 The Ideal Team Player <div>Author: Lencioni, Patrick</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Burned out by life as a Silicon Valley executive, Jeff Shanley happily downshifted into working at his family’s construction company. Soon after arriving, however, he faced having to build a culture of teamwork to lead...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Power of Collaboration <div>Author: Spitzer, PhD, Thea Singer</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When collaboration in organizations works well, it can result in more successful projects, more effective teams, and more competitive companies. In <strong>The Power of Collaboration</strong>, Dr. Thea Singer Spitzer...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Committed Teams <div>Author: Moussa, Mario | Boyer, Madeline | Newberry, Derek</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Based on research conducted at Wharton’s Executive Development Program, Mario Moussa, Madeline Boyer, and Derek Newberry have devised a three-step framework for building passionate and committed teams: Set a direction...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Extreme Teams <div>Author: Shaw, Robert Bruce</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Most companies subscribe intellectually to the idea that teamwork is a valuable characteristic of successful organizations. However, they often underestimate what is needed to build teams that deliver real value. In...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Collaboration Begins with You <div>Author: Blanchard, Ken | Ripley, Jane | Parisi-Carew, Eunice</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s business environment, collaboration is more important than ever. Innovative ideas exist at all levels of organizations and within all functional areas. Collaboration is the key to leveraging this knowledge...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Wisdom of Teams <div>Author: Katzenbach, Jon R. | Smith, Douglas K.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 1993</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although team is a commonplace word, a true understanding of the concept of team can be difficult to grasp. In Harvard Business Review Press’s <strong>The Wisdom of Teams</strong>, Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams HBR Guide to Leading Teams <div>Author: Shapiro, Mary</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>HBR Guide to Leading Teams</strong> by Mary Shapiro is a handbook designed to help leaders get better results from their teams. The book covers the team-building process from beginning to end, including insight...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Team Genius <div>Author: Karlgaard, Rich | Malone, Michael S.</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone have spent years researching and analyzing successful teams and powerful organizations in order to develop a new science for managing them. In today's rapidly...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Move Your Bus <div>Author: Clark, Ron</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">There are many parallels between running schools and running businesses. Like businesspeople, teachers must figure out how to effect change on a large scale. Leaders can inspire others by having...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Lead Inside the Box <div>Author: Prince, Victor | Figliuolo, Mike</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Leaders at all levels can benefit from a plan that helps them be more efficient with their time while also building a strong team. In <strong>Lead Inside the Box</strong>, Victor Prince and Mike Figliuolo present the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Wiser <div>Author: Sunstein, Cass R. | Hastie, Reid</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Individuals often make snap decisions based on subjective factors rather than deliberative decisions based on reasoning. People therefore tend to believe that groups will make wiser decisions than will individuals, for...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Power Through Partnership <div>Author: Polk, Betsy | Chotas, Maggie Ellis</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Diversity</a>, <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Female partnerships can transform business through the application of flexibility, mutual support, and accountability. Because women understand that happiness and joy are core goals in a partnership, the power of women...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Sticking Points <div>Author: Shaw, Haydn</div> <div>Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Diversity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For the first time in history, four generations (Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials) are working alongside one another, each completely different from the others. Each new generation brings about...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Let’s Stop Meeting Like This <div>Author: Axelrod, Dick | Axelrod, Emily</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Most employees—and many leaders—view meetings as an enemy to productivity and a complete waste of time. They are usually boring, repetitive, and many times attendees have no idea why their presence is required. People...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Secret <div>Author: Blanchard, Ken | Miller, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Written in the style of fiction, <strong>The Secret </strong>follows the story of Debbie Brewster as she tries to diagnose the troubles of her team. Recently appointed to her leadership position, Debbie finds herself...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Primal Teams <div>Author: Barretta, Jackie</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Primal Teams</strong>, Jackie Barretta explains how primal emotions are the fuel for optimal performance. Logical and analytical thinking are important, but they are sharpest when powered by primal emotions...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Spark <div>Author: Winsor, John</div> <div>Publisher: B2 Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Innovation</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Everyone has the innate ability to be innovative, but this ability is sometimes slowly stripped away and replaced by the mechanics of the modern work environment and the need to get things done in a timely and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Teaming to Innovate <div>Author: Edmondson, Amy C.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Innovation</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Teaming to Innovate</strong>, leadership expert Amy C. Edmondson reveals that the ability to innovate effectively and profitably requires exceptional teamwork. By her definition, exceptional teamwork...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams A Team of Leaders <div>Author: Gustavson, Paul | Liff, Stewart</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s business world it is challenging for companies to both deal with problems and changes internally and at the same time be productive and competitive in the marketplace. In <strong>A Team of Leaders</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams SuperTeams <div>Author: Marciano, Paul L. | Wingrove, Clinton</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s competitive environment, effective teams are the key to successful businesses. By bringing people together and forging a shared sense of commitment, teams leverage the strengths of many talented employees...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams There Is an I in Team <div>Author: De Rond, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>There Is an I in Team</strong>, Mark De Rond draws on his firsthand knowledge of high-performing sports teams to explore and debunk commonly held beliefs regarding teamwork in business settings. He explores...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Social Organization <div>Author: Bradley, Anthony J. | McDonald, Mark P.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a>, <a href="">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>While increasing numbers of organizations are investing in social media technology, few are successfully using it to create value through mass collaboration. In <strong>The Social Organization</strong>, social media...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Yes to the Mess <div>Author: Barrett, Frank J.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Yes to the Mess</strong>, Frank J. Barrett presents a new pattern for leading and collaborating in organizations. Like experienced jazz players, leaders need to adopt the art of unlearning rigid, routine-...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Teams <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Editors</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Teams&nbsp;</strong>offers advice from the world’s leading team-building experts on how to overcome common collaborative obstacles. This collection of ten articles selected from the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Collaboration <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Editors</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Collaboration among internal employees and with external partners is a powerful way to improve productivity, create value, and obtain a competitive edge. But managers must apply it strategically and provide ongoing...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Orange Revolution <div>Author: Gostick, Adrian | Elton, Chester</div> <div>Publisher: Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>The Orange Revolution</strong>, written by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, shows how a team becomes great while changing an organization. A team’s success is not only determined by its leader but by the whole...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Into the Storm <div>Author: Perkins, Dennis | Murphy, Jillian B.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The Sydney to Hobart Race is a grueling offshore ocean sailing race that is held each December in Australia. Under ordinary circumstances, the race is very difficult. However, in 1998 an unexpectedly strong storm hit...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams It’s Your Ship, Revised & Updated <div>Author: Abrashoff, Captain D. Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Business Plus</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>These days, running a business is a lot like running a Navy ship. To achieve success in either the boardroom or at sea, leaders must empower their people to lead themselves. In <strong>It’s Your Ship</strong>, Captain...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams 9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Teams <div>Author: Kohn, Stephen E. | O'Connell, Vincent D.</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Effective teamwork is increasingly critical in today’s highly complex and collaborative organizations. But forming and managing a team involves much more than simply bringing together a group of people with...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Taking Your Team to the Top <div>Author: Sundquist, Ted | Spizman, Justin</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Taking Your Team to the Top</strong> by Ted Sundquist with Justin Spizman is a concise guide to assembling and managing working groups of any size in ways that maximize the chances of long-term success....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Innovative Team Selling <div>Author: Baron, Eric</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Innovative Team Selling</strong>, Eric Baron contends that teams outperform individuals, and that effective sales teams will beat an individual salesperson every time. But most organizations today are not...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Synergist <div>Author: McKeown, Les</div> <div>Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Teams and groups run into gridlock or conflict because they are composed of members with incompatible roles. People fit into visionary, operator, or processor roles. Visionaries are vain dreamers, operators are...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Leading Teams <div>Author: Guenzi, Paolo | Ruta, Dino</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s competitive marketplace, successful business leaders must be proficient at leading teams. In <strong>Leading Teams</strong>, management experts Paolo Guenzi and Dino Ruta offer insight on leadership and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration <div>Author: Katz, Judith H. | Miller, Frederick A.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Teamwork and collaboration might be two of the most difficult elements for employees and managers of organizations to cultivate. It is easy to get wrapped up in who is getting the credit for which ideas rather than...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Creating Passion-Driven Teams <div>Author: Bobinksi, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Creating Passion-Driven Teams</strong> by Dan Bobinski is a how-to guide for managers and leaders to help them eliminate micromanaging, become stronger and more respected leaders, and increase the passion and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Creating Effective Teams <div>Author: Wheelan, Susan A.</div> <div>Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Creating Effective Teams</strong>, Susan Wheelan, who has many years of consulting experience with teams in the public and private sectors, presents a straightforward practical guide for group members and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams <div>Author: Schwarz, Roger</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams</strong>, organizational psychologist Roger Schwarz states that poor team performance is usually the result of leaders’ mindsets. Mindsets drive behavior, which in turn drives...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Flat Army <div>Author: Pontefract, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Studies show that the majority of workers to be disengaged from their work and their organizations. To truly engage employees, Dan Pontefract believes companies need to adopt a “Flat Army Philosophy.” In his book...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Teaming <div>Author: Edmondson, Amy C.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Teaming</strong>, Amy C. Edmondson explains how the increasingly complex and demanding nature of the business world poses learning challenges to organizations. Those who form flexible and collaborative teams...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Decision Maker <div>Author: Bakke, Dennis</div> <div>Publisher: Pear Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Change Management</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Decision Maker</strong>, Dennis Bakke depicts, through the fictional saga of one company, a transition to delegated decision making that results in new responsibilities for virtually all employees....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams When Teams Collide <div>Author: Lewis, Richard D.</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In his book <strong>When Teams Collide</strong>, cross-cultural expert Richard D. Lewis offers pragmatic advice for assembling, blending, and strengthening international teams. An advocate for the frank discussion of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Team Turnarounds <div>Author: Frontiera, Joe | Leidl, Daniel</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Turning around a failing team is not an easy task. In <strong>Team Turnarounds</strong>, Joe Frontiera and Daniel Leidl present their findings from interviews with successful team leaders in sports and business,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Collaborative Intelligence <div>Author: Hackman, J.Richard</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Collaborative Intelligence</strong>, scholar and researcher J. Richard Hackman uses his experience as an intelligence community consultant to present strategies for creating an environment that supports the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Positive Intelligence <div>Author: Chamine, Shirzad</div> <div>Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press, LLC</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Productivity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>We spend much of our lives like Sisyphus, the king who was doomed forever to push a huge boulder up a hill only to have it roll back down. Unlike Sisyphus, however, our punishment is self-inflicted. In <strong>Positive...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Who's in the Room? <div>Author: Frisch, Bob</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Who’s in the Room?</strong>, Bob Frisch examines how leaders can better utilize their teams while increasing satisfaction and productivity. CEOs and their Senior Management Teams (SMTs) frequently experience...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Secret of Teams <div>Author: Miller, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: Berret-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Secret of Teams</strong>, Mark Miller examines what makes high-performance teams so effective. This engaging business parable follows the continuing story of Debbie Brewster (the heroine from Miller’s...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Generations, Inc. <div>Author: Johnson, Meagan | Johnson, Larry</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today's business environment, it is not unusual to be managing several generations at once. While everyone may be talented, hardworking, and committed to the organization, professionals of different ages have...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Good Company <div>Author: Bassi, Laurie | Frauenheim, Ed | McMurrer, Dan | Costello, Larry</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Relationships</a>, <a href="">Social Responsibility</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>More and more consumers today want to do business with companies that treat employees, customers, and communities in a fair way. This movement is being driven by a variety of economic, social, and political forces. In...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Virtual Manager <div>Author: Sheridan, Kevin</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>The Virtual Manager</strong> focuses on how organizations and managers can better engage their virtual employees to create a successful workplace, even when employees are in different locations. Author Kevin...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Personality Style at Work <div>Author: Ward, Kate</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Relationships</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Personality Style at Work </strong>by Kate Ward describes the proven personality style model from HRDQ, the noted training materials developer. This book is intended to help both managers and team members reach...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Brave Dragons <div>Author: Yardley, Jim</div> <div>Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Brave Dragons</strong>, New York Times foreign correspondent Jim Yardley profiles the 2008-2009 season of an underdog Chinese basketball team, the Shanxi Brave Dragons, whose owner made the radical decision...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Collaborate! <div>Author: Sanker, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Collaborate!</strong>, Dan Sanker aims to offer a practical guide for capturing business opportunities through the art of collaboration. In coming years, survival of the fittest will be determined by...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Rowers' Code <div>Author: Krichko, Marilyn</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>The Rowers’ Code</strong> by Marilyn Krichko with Jane Rollinson tells the story of what it takes to build a great team. This business parable follows a team of eight people with a new manager as they...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Virtual Teamwork <div>Author: Ubell , Robert (editor)</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a>, <a href="">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Over the past 20 years, Internet-based online learning has grown from a rudimentary tool to a routine part of business operations. Today, virtual teams give businesspeople across the globe uninterrupted access to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Make Work Great <div>Author: Muzio, Ed</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Relationships</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Make Work Great</strong>, Ed Muzio outlines a strategy for creating and growing cultural change in the workplace. Whether one is a manager or an individual contributor, Muzio’s book serves as a blueprint for...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Circle Way <div>Author: Baldwin, Christina | Linnea, Ann</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Relationships</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The circle not only symbolically represents a different way of meeting as a group, but it also physically changes the way that people interact with one another. When entering a circle, people immediately understand...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Corporate Culture <div>Author: Stanford, Naomi</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Diversity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Corporate Culture</strong>, Naomi Stanford shows how a company’s culture can make or break the organization and that getting the culture right is a fundamental part of a successful business strategy. She...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Improvisation Edge <div>Author: Hough, Karen</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Improvisation Edge</strong>, author Karen Hough provides a guide for applying the intrinsic collaborative skills and behaviors of theatrical improvisers to increase innovation and efficiencies and to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Collaborate for Success! <div>Author: Cohn, Kenneth H.</div> <div>Publisher: Health Administration Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Health Care</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>While hospital administrators and doctors often have different perspectives on patient care – and consequently take divergent approaches to it – they share the common goal of providing quality care to patients....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Mobile Learning Edge <div>Author: Woodill, Gary</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership Development</a>, <a href="">Teams</a>, <a href="">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Mobile Learning Edge</strong>, author Gary Woodill defines mobile learning as a personalized form of learning that takes place on a mobile electronic device. It allows for speedy communication, it is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The First-Time Manager's Guide to Team Building <div>Author: Topchik, Gary S.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The First-Time Manager’s Guide to Team Building</strong>, Gary S. Topchik explains how to achieve a powerful team that can focus successfully on the desired end results. Topchik dissects the meaning of team...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Separately Together <div>Author: Fiol, C. Marlena | O'Connor, Edward J.</div> <div>Publisher: Health Administration Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Relationships</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Separately Together</strong>, C. Marlena Fiol and Edward J. O’Connor delineate a process for building a harmonious, productive, and mutually beneficial relationship between the administrators and medical...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams 10 Steps to Successful Facilitation <div>Author: ASTD Editors</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In&nbsp;<strong>10 Steps to Successful Facilitation</strong>, the American Society for Training and Development provides detailed instructions on becoming an effective and skillful facilitator. It discusses the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Nice Teams Finish Last <div>Author: Miller, Brian Cole</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Nice Teams Finish Last</strong>, Brian Cole Miller offers readers methods for improving communication among team members by exposing the myths of nice and fierce teams. He goes on to define the four bold...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Purpose Linked Organization <div>Author: Love, Alaina | Cugnon, Marc</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The key to high performance in the workplace goes beyond traditional “hard skills” — passion is an essential element of productivity. Employees who are able to identify a “passion and purpose” in their lives experience...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Saving the World at Work <div>Author: Sanders, Tim</div> <div>Publisher: Crown Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>“Good” is the new Great. Profit alone is not enough in a world where people prioritize social values and seriously consider the impact organizations have on individuals, communities, and the planet as a whole. A...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Why Teams Don't Work <div>Author: Robbins, Harvey | Finley, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Peterson's/Pacesetter Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1995</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>We learn why the illusion of the team vehicle has created confusion, personality conflicts and slowed progress in Why Teams Don’t Work. The authors examine the team myth and offer practical tools and insights about...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Time Management for Teams <div>Author: Douglass, Merrill E. | Douglass, Donna N.</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 1992</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Human Resources</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The authors go beyond traditional time management which usually targets the individual, and applies the theory to teams and the issue of temperament. It is a matter of enlarging the individual’s perspective so he or...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Extraordinary Groups <div>Author: Bellman, Geoffrey M. | Ryan, Kathleen D.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Productivity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>People take part in group activities in countless aspects of their lives, but truly exceptional group experiences are rare. Groups that can harnesses the energy to satisfy their goals and surpass expectations have a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams 10 Steps to Successful Teams <div>Author: McClay, Renie</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Renie McClay's <strong>10 Steps to Successful Teams</strong> provides advice and guidance for team leaders and team members who are charged with accomplishing tasks through collaborative...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Identifying and Managing Project Risk <div>Author: Kendrick, Tom</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Productivity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>All projects involve risk, and those projects that are successful generally have leaders who employ the best project management practices available. In his book <strong>Identifying and Managing Project Risk</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams 10 Steps to Successful Project Management <div>Author: Russell, Lou</div> <div>Publisher: ASTD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Productivity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many people today find themselves in charge of one or more projects. Lou Russell uses her own experiences to lay out her <strong>10 Steps to Successful Project Management</strong> that can be molded to fit any project...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Firefly Effect <div>Author: Douglas, Kimberley</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>What does the ideal organic team look like? <strong>The Firefly Effect </strong>addresses the key characteristics that compose creative, energetic, and productive teams and discusses practical methods leaders can use...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Equipping 101 <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: Harper Collins</div> <div>Published Date: 1999</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Social Responsibility</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Don't settle for what you can accomplish alone.</span><span><span> "One is too small a number to achieve greatness," says New York Times best-selling author and...</span></span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Great Business Teams <div>Author: Guttman, Howard M.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Great teams stand apart from the rest. They are undaunted by the toughest business challenges and are not content with simply overcoming such challenges. Instead, they use them as opportunities for transformation. In...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Putting Our DIFFERENCES to WORK <div>Author: Kennedy, Debbe</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="">Diversity</a>, <a href="">Innovation</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Putting differences to work – creating an environment where diverse individuals can work more effectively to drive innovation and performance – has unlimited potential benefits. Unfortunately, however, organizations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Divide or Conquer <div>Author: McLain Smith, Diana</div> <div>Publisher: Portfolio</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="">Human Resources</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Teams are only as strong as their weakest relationships. How well and how quickly they make decisions, inspire innovation, tackle performance problems, or learn from mistakes depends on the strength of the team. Since...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Hot Spots <div>Author: Gratton, Lynda</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Human Resources</a>, <a href="">Innovation</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Productivity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Gratton, Hot Spots are places and times—workplaces, teams, departments, companies, factories, cities, industries, coffee shops, hallways, and/or conferences—where people work in exceptionally creative and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The 17 Essential Qualities Of A Team Player <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Relationships</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>A follow-up companion reader to "The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork," here is a clear character profile of the ideal Team Player.</span><span> Maxwell stresses...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Creating WE <div>Author: Glaser, Judith E.</div> <div>Publisher: Platinum Press Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Human Resources</a>, <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Relationships</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Glaser, organizations lose their spirit, become mediocre, and die when they fall prey to what she calls the self-serving I-centric behaviors of control, blame, resignation, attachment to the past,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Creativity in Virtual Teams <div>Author: Nemiro, Jill E.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Human Resources</a>, <a href="">Innovation</a>, <a href="">Productivity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Written by Jill Nemiro—an expert in organizational and team creativity—Creativity in Virtual Teams offers readers a model for achieving high levels of creativity in a virtual environment. As a result of global...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams How to Build a Great Team <div>Author: Jay, Ros</div> <div>Publisher: Ros Jay, Financial Times Management</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>The job of managing a team - from hiring, selecting, training, building, and keeping enthusiasm up constantly - finally becomes a bit easier with these helpful...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The 17 Indisputable Laws Of Teamwork <div>Author: Maxwell, John C.</div> <div>Publisher: Thomas Nelson, Inc</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>Building a winning team is a process.</span><span> Here are guiding laws for any type of organization, group, or family, based on the principle that teamwork is...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams The Five Dysfunctions of a Team <div>Author: Lencioni, Patrick</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Major Works</a>, <a href="">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Team builders will, at one time or another, face the challenge of fostering group harmony in groups where there are inevitably going to be flaws due to human nature. According to author Patrick Lencioni, human beings...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams When Teams Work Best <div>Author: LaFasto, Frank | Larson, Carl</div> <div>Publisher: Sage Publications</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Human Resources</a>, <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Marketing</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>During the past several decades, the trend toward collaborative teamwork has grown tremendously. Teams can be found everywhere in the public and private sectors, and they come in many forms--executive teams, management...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Profit Building <div>Author: Ludy, Perry J.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publications</div> <div>Published Date: 2000</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Productivity</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Ludy's five-step process shows how to organize teams with the specific purpose of improving profit. When employees are involved in the cost reduction strategy and are actively seeking creative ways to cut costs and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams Leading Your Team <div>Author: Leigh, Andrew | Maynard, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 1996</div> <div>Categories: <a href="">Leadership</a>, <a href="">Management</a>, <a href="">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When people are expected to lead a team, often they wonder if they have what it takes, they are confused about where to start, they worry about how to handle people who were previously their peers, or they fret about...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Teams