Preparing the task force to get good results

Van Raalte, Susan D.
January 1982
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Winter82, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
Describes how a task force can do its job right with regards to solving organizational problems. Importance of motivation to selecting task force members; Responsibilities of a leader; Guidelines for setting up and leading a task force.


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