Обложка книги Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances

Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances

ISBN: 1578513332; 9781578513338;
Издательство: Harvard Business School Press

Teams have more talent and experience, more diverse resources, and greater operating flexibility than individual performers. So why do so many teams either struggle unpleasantly toward an unsatisfactory conclusion-or, worse, crash and burn shortly after launch? J. Richard Hackman, one of the world's leading experts on group and organizational behavior, argues that the answer to this puzzle is rooted in flawed thinking about team leadership. It is not a leader's management style that determines howwell a team performs, but how well a leader designs and supports a team so that members can manage themselves . According to Hackman, cookie-cutter formulas and prescribed leadership styles often backfire because they place far too much emphasis on the leader as the primary cause of team behavior. In Leading Teams , he identifies the key conditions that any leader can put in place to increase the likelihood of team success-regardless of his or her personality or...