Thursday, January 12, 2012

Making The Team (4th Edition) By Leigh L. Thompson

Making the Team (4th Edition)

Making The Team (4th Edition) By Leigh L. Thompson

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Gain inside insight to help team leaders and team members maximize their success in business.

Making the Team: A Guide for Managers
combines cutting-edge theory with the latest research and real-world applications in order to help team leaders and team members succeed in the business world.

Every chapter of the fourth edition contains new information, new research, updated examples, and more.

Product Details
  • Amazon Sales Rank: #14061 in Books
  • Published on: 2011-01-01
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 480 pages
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About the Author

Leigh L. Thompson is the J. Jay Gerber Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is also the director of the AT&T Behavioral Research Laboratory at Kellogg and the Leading High Impact Teams Executive Program at Kellogg. An active consultant, Thompson has taught teamwork skills to a wide variety of executives and managers all over the world.

An internationally recognized scholar, Thompson has published four books and over 65 articles in leading management journals and books. Thompson has received numerous awards and honors for her research, including the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, California, and a grant from the Citigroup Behavioral Sciences Research Council of Citibank.

For more information about Leigh Thompson's teaching and research, please visit:

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5Excellent resource
By dockengal
Real life situations and solutions. Simple guidance for leading a team to greatness. Very easy read and plenty of excellent direction. I've never highlighted so many things in one book and written myself notes on the pages about my specific examples the reading is addressing, and action I can take.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
4Its a Textbook
By K. Rees
Good book. Expands on contemporary leadership ideology and how it relates to teams and leading teams. This is the 4th ed. for Thompson and her experiences and credentials make for a very a reliable view on how teams should be created, adjusted, and lead. In the end it is a textbook with up to date research and case studies; easily applicable in an academic setting.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
4Good Text
By Book Reader
This book is very good at giving me a picture of what I need for my class. A great read. Thanks for the best price I found.

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