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Teamwork : what must go right, what can go wrong

Author: Carl E Larson; Frank M J LaFasto
Publisher: Newbury Park, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©1989.
Series: Sage series in interpersonal communication, v. 10.
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What are the secrets of successful teams? Why do some teams achieve remarkable success while others fail or are consigned to mediocrity? To find the answers, Carl E. Larson and Frank M.J. LaFasto conducted a three-year study of teams and team achievement. Interviewing a wide range of teams, including the space shuttle Challenger investigation team, executive management teams and a championship football team, Larson  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Larson, Carl E.
Newbury Park, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©1989
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl E Larson; Frank M J LaFasto
ISBN: 0803932898 9780803932890 0803932901 9780803932906
OCLC Number: 19555636
Description: 150 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Toward understanding teams and teamwork --
A clear, elevating goal --
Results-driven structure --
Competent team members --
Unified commitment --
Collaborative climate --
Standards of excellence --
External support and recognition --
Principled leadership --
Inside management teams.
Series Title: Sage series in interpersonal communication, v. 10.
Responsibility: Carl E. Larson, Frank M.J. LaFasto.
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The authors explore team dynamics, through eight chapters corresponding to the eight properties of successful teams, presenting concrete concepts and combining solid theory with practical achieve.  Read more...


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"Team Work is one of the best and most concise handbooks on team management around. No one interested in teamwork should miss reading this guide." * The Learning Edge *

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