Item description for Managing Teams for Dummies by Marty Brounstein...
In the ever-changing world of work, the idea of spending some or all of your time working in teams is becoming more and more common. From solving problems, to tackling projects, to providing organizational leadership, the roles and importance of teams continue to grow. Leading a team is no easy job, but when a team gels, they can far outperform traditional work groups.
"Managing Teams For Dummies" is for anyone who has been asked to take on the role of team leader. This book can help you manage your team, whether you're a senior manager or worker who doesn't have supervisory responsibilities, but has become the point person on a specific project.
"Managing Teams For Dummies" can help you build and lead high-performing teams. Packed with tips on setting and reaching goals, resolving conflicts, leading teams through change, and providing team members with the skills to work together productively, this book will help you keep any team you mange focused and efficient. "Managing Teams For Dummies" will also: Take you beyond the conceptual idea of teams and provide practical advice for developing groups that become winning teamsDescribe the type of leadership needed to guide teams successfully and prepare you for challenges that ariseReveal the three cornerstones' model for developing team success and provide how-to strategies to make them happenDiscuss the types of teams that are growing in popularity, namely self-directed teams, project teams, and task teamsTeams make it possible to bring together the variety of skills, perspectives, and talents that you need in the contemporary workplace. With "Managing Teams For Dummies" you can make sure your team performs to the best of its ability and while trying to achieve its goal.
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Studio: For Dummies
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 7.4" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Aug 30, 2002
Publisher For Dummies
ISBN 0764554085 ISBN13 9780764554087 UPC 785555087484
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More About Marty Brounstein
Marty Brounstein is the Principal of The Practical Solutions Group, a training and consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay area that specializes in management and organizational effectiveness. Marty's consulting work includes one-on-one coaching with managers and executives, assistance to groups working to become productive teams, and guidance and direction for organizations establishing practices for high performance and employee retention. His training programs target management as well as employee-development issues including leadership, team development, customer service, and effective communication.
As a consultant, speaker, and trainer since 1991, Marty has served a wide variety of organizations from high tech to government, for profit to not-for-profit. He has a bachelor's degree in education and history and a master's degree in industrial relations. Prior to beginning his consulting career, he spent a couple of years as a human resources executive.
This is Marty's fourth book and second for Hungry Minds, Inc. He is the coauthor of Effective Recruiting Strategies: A Marketing Approach and author ofHandling the Difficult Employee: Solving Performance Problems. In 2000, he wrote Coaching and Mentoring For Dummies.
Marty Brounstein currently resides in San Francisco, in the state of California. Marty Brounstein has an academic affiliation as follows - University of San Francisco.
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