Teams and Empowerment


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Teams and Empowerment
1010204Teams and EmpowermentYou may get the impression in the first pages of this chapter that I am against teams, but that's not so. Properly used, teams can be very effective. However, teams are not the answer to all performance problems at work. In this chapter, I will explain how teams can be an effective force in the workplace.
Motherhood, Apple Pie, and Teams The popularity and growth of teams in today's organizations have been phenomenal. Almost everyone in business talks about the "team concept." To say anything against the idea of teams is almost sacrilegious. Managers talk of the number of teams they have trained, how often they meet, and the problems they are worki…
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Aubrey C. Daniels, Ph.D.,: Bringing Out the Best in People. Teams and Empowerment, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000), AccessEngineering Export