-Harvey Hornstein, Professor, Teachers College, Columbia University
"This is the book I have been waiting for on team effectiveness. Based on findings and containing insights from the leading researcher on teams, Leading Teams has everything. It is engaging, highly readable, and full of practical, useful advice."
-Edward Lawler, Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
"Full of rich stories and organized into compelling cases, Leading Teams clearly communicates an elegant analysis of effective team leadership. A gem for practitioners and researchers alike."
-Chris Argyris, James B. Conant Professor Emeritus, Harvard University and Director, Monitor Group
"In Leading Teams Dr. Hackman takes his extensive knowledge of how to effectively lead teams and mixes it with insightful research and humor, providing the reader with a powerful prescription for improving team performance."
-Dave Bushy, Former Senior Vice President of Flight Operations and 747 Captain, Delta Airlines
"Richard Hackman provides real-world tools that challenge everything you thought you knew about creating high-performing teams. I found myself cheering each time he demolished a popular but wrongheaded conception of how to lead teams and provided a common sense answer in its stead."
-Michael Putz, Senior Manager, Business Development and Strategy, Cisco Systems
This is one of the first books to discuss teamworks, Hackman analyses step by step how to create and work with teams.Published 5 months ago by Walter Alba
Excellent research. helpful schema for leading teams. Great job showing the leader what makes an excellent team. Helpful insights into true shared leadership.Published 6 months ago by Deborah Pfeiffer
actually based on research, unlike many opinion based books. a must have complementary for the forming storming norming performing idea.Published 9 months ago by Mr. Ari M Tikka
If you are a leader, manager, or team member, you are going to want to read this book. Hackman is the best at blending the theoretical with the practical.Published 9 months ago by Terry L. McVenes
Have not read much of book yet and therefore can not make an accurate evaluation yet. I hope to read this book by this fall.Published 13 months ago by Robert Hunter
I saw this book referenced in a Harvard Business Review blog post and it was regarded as one of the "standards" by which other work is measured. Read morePublished 18 months ago by K. Whitney
I bought this book as a textbook for a course on leading teams and read it cover to cover. The Hackman model is a nice model and eye opener for anyone who has never given deep... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Mei Xiaochun
Although at times written like a text book, this is a good book to read for anyone who leads teams. It covers all the key elements in getting great performances out of your teams. Read morePublished on November 11, 2010 by Duane Lamoureux
Leading Navy Seals, NHL Stanley cup contenders or a bunch of IT guys, Hackman is the worlds authority on whats makes teams groove. For example, what the optimal size of a team. Read morePublished on November 2, 2009 by Robert R. Rowntree