Citations with the tag: TEAMS in the workplace
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- Building a successful team.
Cleese, John // Executive Excellence; Mar1998, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p10
Identifies nine different roles in a work group. Coordinator; Resource investigator; Monitor evaluator; Implementer; Completer-finisher; Specialist.
- My brother meets Marshall McLuhan.
Vasilash, Gary S. // Automotive Manufacturing & Production; Mar1998, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p6
Comments on people's attitudes about working with teams. Experience of author's brother as example; Ideas of Marshall McLuhan about media and technologies; Thinking of team-members as individuals.
- The Home and Community-Based Services Work Group.
Katz, Ruth // American Rehabilitation; Winter98, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p19
Provides information on Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Work Group in the United States. How the group is established and organized; Activities of the Work Group and the subgroups; Conclusion.
- Team work.
Katz, Ruth // Career World; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p2
Reports on the views of employers that it is poor team player skills that is most likely to hurt a person's chances of getting ahead in the workplace. Predominance of greater emphasis on teamwork and a sense of community; Better chances of promotion for people who can work well in a group and...
- Work teams grow popular, but how do you pay them?
Katz, Ruth // Corporate Board; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 18 Issue 102, p26
Focuses on work team-based pay issues. Contributing factor to team performance shortfalls in 1996; Evolution of an overall approach to team pay.
- Team style technical training and workforce effectiveness.
Eason, Leonard A. // Economic Development Review; Winter92, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p80
Discusses team style technical training and workforce effectiveness in the United States. Obtaining high levels of productivity; Need for American companies to harness the brainpower of the workforce; Skills required of employees; Need for businesses to develop better teamwork within their...
- Organization development.
Jones, Tom // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 06/01/98, Issue 322310, p6
Presents guidelines for building work teams. Differences between building a team and forming a group; Mutual respect; Common purpose; Productive communication; Desire to work together; Neutral environment.
- High-performance TEAMS and their impact on organizations.
Collins, Mary Ellen // Journal for Quality & Participation; Dec95, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p24
Focuses on the impact of high-performance teams on organizations. Difference between normal teams and high-performance teams; Characteristics of a high-performance team. INSET: The impact of demographic data...
- Basic teams for basic issues with basic training.
Lapinsky, Martin // Journal for Quality & Participation; Jun96, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p90
Discusses the benefits of establishing basic work groups to handle basic issues in business. Goals of work groups; Steps in forming work groups; Assessment of work group performance.
- Designing organizations for flow experiences.
Heckman, Frank // Journal for Quality & Participation; Mar97, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p24
Opinion. Discusses the level of contentment and happiness (a state of flow) individuals experience when working together to obtain an objective. Details on a study conducted by Mihalyi Csikszentmihaly; Intrinsic rewards of flow; Speculations on the purpose of flow; Explanation on why work does...
- How to jump start your task team.
Aslinger, George; Whipple, Glen // Journal for Quality & Participation; May/Jun98, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p42
Presents information on a number of issues to be considered when selecting team members. Definition of a team; Factors to be considered when determining if to handle a problem by using a team or an individual; Reason for planning a charter which defines the work of a team.
- Tools @ work.
Mozzi, Len // Journal for Quality & Participation; May/Jun98, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p60
Presents information on some tips for teams. Reference to lyrics from a Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer classic; Impact of creativity works and embarrassment about appearing foolish on teams; Information on the author's `Ten Commandments of Creativity.'
Peters, Tom // Journal for Quality & Participation; May/Jun98, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p64
Opinion. Provides a retrospective look at the utilization of profundity, as a management tool. Definition of profundity; Information on reference material that can be used in the research of profundity; Advice on how to apply profundity successfully.
- Raising a Family the Ramada Way.
Wolff, Carlo // Lodging Hospitality; Feb99, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the Personal Best program for team building at the Ramada Inn in Columbus, Indiana. Benefits of the program; Family feeling among employees; Important elements of the program; Weakness of the lodging industry in motivating line-level employees.
- Team building.
Wolff, Carlo // Mortgage Banking; Sep98, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p102
Examines the ability of team-building training sessions to improve teamwork within organizations. Difficulty of measuring the program's effectiveness to improve teamwork; Recommended methods of conducting team-building sessions.
- YOUR ROUTE TO THE TOP: BUILD NEW-TEAM TRUST.
Wolff, Carlo // Management Today; Feb2010, p17
The article focuses on the need to create connections, the development of a mission statement and create understanding as method to efficiently build trust in the workplace in Great Britain.
- Teams: Avoiding the pitfalls.
Magee, Yvonne S. // Public Management (00333611); Jul97, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p26
Discusses strategies in avoiding work group problems. Productivity; Supervisor and individual roles in work groups; Potential value for organizational and individual development; Challenges encountered in managing work groups.
- Group membership.
Buhler, Patricia // Supervision; May94, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p8
Discusses information about group membership. Stages of group development; Member roles in groups; Advantages of groups; Disadvantages with working in a group.
- Do you dare to be a team?
Van Auken, Phil // Supervision; Jan97, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p8
Discusses four key ingredients of teamwork in industry. Includes dependency; Accountability; Reward; Empowerment.
- Winning team plays.
Van Auken, Phil // Supervisory Management; Jun94, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p8
Gives advice concerning winning team plays in the workplace. Sending mixed messages about teams; Keeping teams on track; Team training. INSETS: Are you ready for self-directed work teams?.;Whether pro basketball or pro management, the principles...
- Cross-functional teams build a `big picture' attitude.
D'O'Brian, Joseph // Supervisory Management; Oct94, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p1
Discusses various aspects of cross-functional teams (CFT). Advantages; Leadership issue; Things to consider in putting together a CFT; Evaluation of the team.
- Moving beyond team myths.
Beck, John; Yeager, Neil // Training & Development; Mar96, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p51
Discusses unconventional wisdom on teamwork which disproves common myths about what makes a team successful. Common myths about teamwork; Stages of team development which must be understood by group leaders; Model for effective teams. INSET: From myths to musts..
- How to get your group to perform like a team.
Blanchard, Ken; Carew, Don // Training & Development; Sep96, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p34
Focuses on characteristics of high-performance teams. Includes purpose and values; Empowerment; Relationships and communications; Optimal productivity.
- Challenge courses can build strong teams.
Steinfeld, Carol // Training & Development; Apr97, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p12
Focuses on how course work can build strong teams. Requirement for strong individual and team skills; Utilization of exercise programs to challenge the mental capacity of the individual towards leadership roles; Four elements to look for in challenge course programs. INSET: Challenge course...
- Teams: It's all in the planning.
Holpp, Lawrence // Training & Development; Apr97, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p44
Presents an article concerning the importance of planning in team building. Focus on ten questions to help determine whether creating a team is worth or not including the definition of teams; Reason for wanting the build up of teams; Where the teams will be used; Expectations from teams;...
- Reality check.
Allerton, Haidee E. // Training & Development; Sep97, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p9
Presents the finding by Accountemps that being a team player means meeting deadlines.
- Team players are more likely to advance, survey shows.
Allerton, Haidee E. // Westchester County Business Journal; 9/11/95, Vol. 34 Issue 37, p17
Reports on the findings of a survey that team players are more likely to advance in the office. Managers's reliance on collaborative efforts; Shift of emphasis towards teamwork; Negative effect of complacency and excessive complaining; Definition of teamwork; Expectations from team players.
- Five steps to strategic team building.
Cormier, Denise; Walters, Robert // BusinessWest; Feb97, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p42
Explains guideline necessary for creating teamwork in the industrial setting. Emphasis on forming teams around tasks; Importance of recognizing the contributions of the team members; Assessment of the workload given to teams.
- From the ground up.
Pickthall, Barry // Yachting; Feb98, Vol. 183 Issue 2, p84
Discusses crew-building strategies employed by successful yacht teams around the world. Investment in management training programs; Use of sjort, sharp training techniques; Attention on minimizing the weight on board; Restriction of the key tasks to those with the greatest ability.
- Your stories needed for philosophy book.
Pickthall, Barry // Nonprofit World; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p55
Announces the need for stories about teamwork for a book to be written by Lloyd Dobyns and Clare Crawford-Mason. Contact information.
- Preparing entry-level workers for a team-based organization.
Straub, Joseph T. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager; Oct97, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p1
Cites tips for preparing entry-level workers for a team-based organization. Includes evaluation of extracurricular activities, work experience and former job responsibilities; Allowing of present team members to participate in hiring interview; Rotating orientation program that involves each...
- Assessing the impact of integrated group support systems on the performance of teams.
Jain, Bharat A.; Ross, Douglas N. // American Business Review; Jan1998, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p105
Examines the effectiveness of an integrated group support system (GSS) in enhancing the performance of work teams. Result of integrating knowledge and active facilitation in GSS; Performance of GSS; Relationship between task complexity and GSS effectiveness.
- The new spin on corporate work teams.
Hayes, Cassandra // Black Enterprise; Jun95, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p229
Focuses on corporate work teams. Employee productivity; customer services; Management issues; Impact on employee morale; Definition of job responsibilities; Language barriers; Comments from industry executives. INSET: How team work can pay off..
- The paradoxes of teamwork.
Hayes, Cassandra // USA Today Magazine; Apr96, Vol. 124 Issue 2611, p7
Considers how the very efforts which are supposed to foster teamwork and openness in business enterprises may actually alienate and inhibit employees. Findings of Cynthia Stohl of Purdue University; Paradoxes of teamwork including design, commitment, participation and identification.
- The emergence of virtual groups.
Stephenson, Karen // Ethnology; Oct90, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p279
Discusses the generative mechanism of how virtual groups evolve from institutional settings. Factionalism in a Namabeya local community; Developing novel recruitment patterns; Reasons for the occurrence of segmentation; Material from computer software subsidiary SOFTEK; Idea of corporate...
- Practice the art of all-star team-building.
Stephenson, Karen // Secretary; Aug/Sep94, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p4
Focuses on team-building in the workplace. Fostering of team spirit through demonstration of benefits of participation; Contribution of staff members to the group.
- True teaming.
Stephenson, Karen // Association Management; Mar1996, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p26
Focuses on the importance of teamwork in organizations. Statement from Donna McIntosh-Fletcher, principal consultant with the McFletcher Corporation; Steps to be considered in developing a productive team.
- Teams under stress.
Klein, Stuart // IIE Solutions; May95, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p34
Discusses the increase in emphasis being placed on groups in production units and the impact of work pressures on group dynamics. Highlights of the success that Ford Motor Company enjoyed from its Mustang project team; Study carried out to determine the impact that pressure has on the...
- The white collar assembly line.
Klein, Stuart // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Office Edition; Jul96, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p8
Gives advice on creating work groups to encourage employees to provide more feedback. Collaboration on the use of knowledge and talents; Creation of a partnering agreement.
- `This isn't my definition of teamwork.
Stone, Florence // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Office Edition; Nov96, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p2
Focuses on violations of the author's definition of teamwork in workplace. Rejection of ideas; Manager's domination in decision making; Team play as fad.
- Walk the talk: Building bridges with other teams.
Straub, Joseph T. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; Apr96 Charter Ed., Vol. 41 Issue 4, p3
Focuses on building of partnerships with groups within a firm. Maintenance of a positive rapport with other groups; Setting up of communication channels; Meetings with salespeople and customer service representatives.
- Being a boundary-spanning team leader.
Straub, Joseph T. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; Jul96, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p1
Offers guidelines for managing work teams. Holding regular meeting between teams; Overhauling a manager's role perception; Networking a team with their counterparts at supplier and customer firms.
- What helps, what hinders? The habits of successful teams.
Zetlin, Minda // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; Sep96, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p6
Discusses the helpful habits of successful teams and habits that hinder teams' performance, based on an interview with Deborah Harrington-Mackin, author of `The Team Building Tool Kit' and `Keeping the Team Going.' Includes open-mindedness; Dealing with conflict; Respect for each others' time;...
- Understanding ourselves and others in the team.
Zetlin, Minda // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; Oct96, Vol. 41 Issue 10, Supplement to Getting... p1
Offers tips in understanding the individual differences of each team member that is important in team building. Knowledge of the personality type; Things to avoid in reviewing the profile of each member; Awareness of the strengths and weaknesses of each team member.
- What can you do to enhance member contribution?
Zetlin, Minda // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; Apr97, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p3
Provides tips to enhance successful participation of team members. Importance of communication; Motivation of team members; Involvement of the whole team.
- Work-teams: Why do they often fail?
Tudor, Thomas R.; Trumble, Robert R. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (07497075); Fall96, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p31
Discusses the reservations of management and employees concerning the long-term success of work-teams, and offers concrete recommendations for proper implementation and dealing with common team problems. Essentials for making the change to a team environment; Reasons so many work-teams fail;...
- Creating a teamwork-based culture within a manufacturing setting.
Frost, Taggart F. // Industrial Management; May/Jun94, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p17
Discusses the development of a teamwork-based environment in a manufacturing setting. Teamwork survey conducted on employees at a manufacturing firm; Change strategies to create a teamwork-based culture; Need to pay attention to how work teams achieve their goals; Differences between managers'...
- The hidden side of leadership in technical team management.
Gemmill, Gary; Wilemon, David // Research Technology Management; Nov/Dec94, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p25
Examines several interpersonal issues found in technical teams. Options for managing interpersonal issues; Importance of an effective project leaders' understanding and competence in dealing with hidden interpersonal issues that can undermine the management of project performance. INSET: How...
- Tips for teams.
Soeder, John // Restaurant Hospitality; Nov96, Vol. 80 Issue 11, p40
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- Odd couples.
Grayson, Mary // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 11/05/96, Vol. 70 Issue 21, p7
Looks at partnerships by odd and different people in the working environment. Question on doctors' attitude of talking only with doctors; Author's working most effectively with persons whom she has very little in common with.