Business without bosses : how self-managing teams are building high-performing companies (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Business without bosses : how self-managing teams are building high-performing companies

Author: Charles C Manz; Henry P Sims
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At first glance, the idea of "business without bosses" seems to contradict many of the bedrock ideas we have about management and leadership. Your first reaction may be "Impossible ... it'll never work!" Or: "Terrific ... I hope my boss is the first to go." What this book is about, however, is not anarchy but one of the most important developments to hit business in recent years: self-managing teams. Self-managing  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles C Manz; Henry P Sims
ISBN: 0471127256 9780471127253 0471577006 9780471577003
OCLC Number: 33318591
Description: xvi, 238 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Tyrannosaurus Rex: The Boss as Corporate Dinosaur --
Ch. 1. On the Road to Teams: Overcoming the Middle Management Brick Wall --
Ch. 2. The Day-to-Day Team Experience: Roles, Behaviors, and Performance of Mature Self-Managing Teams --
Ch. 3. The Good and the Bad of Teams: A Practical Look at Successes and Challenges --
Ch. 4. The Early Implementation Phase: Getting Teams Started in the Office --
Ch. 5. The Illusion of Self-Management: Using Teams to Disempower --
Ch. 6. Self-Management Without Formal Teams: The Organization as Team --
Ch. 7. Teams and Total Quality Management: An International Application --
Ch. 8. The Strategy Team: Teams at the Top --
Ch. 9. Business Without Bosses Through Teams: What Have We Learned? Where Are We Going? --
Appendix: How to Get What You Want from Your Job.
Responsibility: Charles C. Manz, Henry P. Sims, Jr.

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A critical assessment of the opportunities, problems and challenges that confront companies replacing the traditional corporate hierarchy with self-managed teams. Using case studies from such  Read more...

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