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Author Parker, Glenn M., 1938-

Title 50 activities for self-directed teams / Glenn M. Parker, Richard P. Kropp, Jr
Published Amherst, Mass. : HRD Press, ©1994
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Contents Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- A group is not a team -- All teams are not self-directed -- Not every organization is ready for self-directed teams -- Making it work -- Activities support the team process -- References -- Index to Activities -- Section I: Getting started -- 1. Success factors -- 2. Readiness rating -- 3. Self-directed team (SDT) stages -- 4. Roadblocks -- 5. Third wave -- 6. Show and tell: getting ready for self-direction -- 7. Surfacing a team identity -- 8. The reality of self-direction -- 9. Responsibility charting -- Section II: Building and maintaining the team -- 10. Valuing diversity -- 11. Dip your toe in the water -- 12. Self-test for self-direction -- 13. Ready, set ... go? -- 14. Collaboration in the workplace: A must for self-directed teams -- 15. Climate headline -- 16. Building a culture of self-direction in the workplace -- 17. A personal action planner for building self-directed teams -- 18. Self-directed structures -- 19. Resolving differences -- 20. Hot buttons -- 21. Self-directed values exercise -- 22. Similarities and differences -- 23. Building trust among self-directed team players -- 24. Shop 'til you ... -- 25. Self-directed team culture survey -- 26. Go with the flow -- 27. The power of an agenda -- 28. Creativity break -- 29. Quotable quotes -- 30. Workplace trust -- 31. Past-present-future: Charting a self-directed teams path -- 32. No team is an island -- 33. Ivory pure quality -- 34. Team values -- 35. Process analysis -- 36. Guiding past and future team practices -- 37. Meetings and self-directed norms -- 38. Meeting monsters -- 39. The weather report: A culture report -- 40. How do I feel about all this? Assessing my readiness for self-direction -- 41. The wish list -- 42. Clarifying team values -- Section III: Special Issues -- 43. The self-directed team coach -- 44. Leadership characteristics -- 45. Supervisory scenarios -- 46. What would you do if ... -- 47. You know you're stagnating when ... -- 48. Animal grid -- 49. Assessing your team leader effectiveness -- 50. Just for fun -- About the authors -- Last Page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Self-directed work teams.
Teams in the workplace.
Leadership.
Organizational change.
Personnel management.
Leadership
Work Groups
Organizational Innovation
Personnel Management
Continuous Quality Improvement
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Workplace Culture.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Corporate Governance.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Leadership.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Development.
Self-directed work teams.
Teams in the workplace.
Form Electronic book
Author Kropp, Richard P.
ISBN 087425969X
9780874259698
1599965186
9781599965185
9786611091255
6611091254
Other Titles Fifty activities for self-directed teams