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Title Cross-functional teams : working with allies, enemies, and other strangers / by Glenn M. Parker.
Imprint San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2003.


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Edition 2nd ed., completely rev, and updated.
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 305 pages) : illustrations
Series The Jossey-Bass business & management series
Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-297) and index.
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Subject Cross-functional teams.
Intergroup relations.
Interorganizational relations.
Complex organizations.
Contents The world of cross-functional teams -- The competitive advantages of cross-functional teams -- Overcoming barriers and obstacles to teamwork -- Leading cross-functional teams : it's a tough job! -- Empowering teams to do the job -- Setting goals for shared commitments -- Building bridges outside the team -- Appraising teamwork and team members -- Team pay for team play -- Learning as a team event -- Team size : small is beautiful -- The team working together -- Management's role in building a team-based organization -- Jump-starting the change to cross-functional teams.
Summary "In this completely revised version of his best-selling book, Cross-Functional Teams: Working with Allies, Enemies, and Other Strangers, author and consultant Glenn Parker updates his definitive practical guide to include his recent work in team rewards and recognition, communications technology, and multicultural and virtual-team issues. This new edition contains fresh examples and additional case studies of successful cross-functional teams for IBM, Parke-Davis, Xerox, Boeing, BOC Gases, government agencies, and more. Parker offers concrete advice and inspiration to team leaders, team members, and senior management. Cross-Functional Teams delivers a team operating manual to executives, team leaders, human resource professionals, and students of organizational behavior and provides a tool kit of assessment surveys, worksheets, checklists, and even sample training programs to help launch and sustain effective teams."--Jacket
Other Title Print version: Parker, Glenn M., 1938- Cross-functional teams. 2nd ed., completely rev, and updated. San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2003 0787960853