TITLE

Creating a great group

AUTHOR(S)
Fleischer, Mitchell
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jul97, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the qualifications needed for the creation of an efficient working group aimed at solving problems pertaining to concurrent engineering. Strong attention to relevant content; Strong attention to social activities; Development of trust among members; Meeting member needs by the facilitator.
ACCESSION #
109877

 

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