From the Back Cover
"Written with exceptional clarity and wit, and teeming with original, down-to-earth advice, Leading Teams is indispensable reading for anyone who works in teams, studies them, or wonders what makes them sink or soar."
-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
About the Author
J. Richard Hackman is the Cahners-Rabb Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology at Harvard University.