From the Back Cover
* Numerous examples are included to clearly illustrate important theoretical points.
* Theory and research is summarized in a non-technical style that is applied to situations familiar to students.
* Each unit includes a short scenario that provides students with the perspective of someone who is actually involved with teams in an organizational setting.
* Relationships between group theories and business goals (e.g., increasing profit, providing a motivating work environment) are discussed throughout.
About the Author
Charles C. Manz, Ph.D. is aspeaker, consultant, and bestselling author of over 200 articles and scholarly papers and more than 20 books including Mastering Self-Leadership, 6th ed.; The New SuperLeadership; Share, Don t Take the Lead; The Power of Failure; Fit to Lead; Business Without Bosses; "The Leadership Wisdom of Jesus, 3rd ed.; "Foreword Magazine best book-of-the-year Gold Award winner "Emotional Discipline; "Stybel-Peabody National Book prize winning "SuperLeadership, "and the forthcoming "Self-Leadership: The Definitive Guide to Personal Excellence". His work has been featured on radio and television and in "The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, U.S. News & World Report, Success, Psychology Today, Fast Company "and several other national publications. He is the Nirenberg Chaired Professor of Leadership in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Formerly a Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School his clients have included 3M, Ford, Xerox, General Motors, P&G, American Express, the Mayo Clinic, Banc One, the U.S. and Canadian governments, and many others.