The Resource Business without bosses : how self-managing teams are building high-performing companies, Charles C. Manz, Henry P. Sims, Jr

Business without bosses : how self-managing teams are building high-performing companies, Charles C. Manz, Henry P. Sims, Jr

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Business without bosses : how self-managing teams are building high-performing companies
Title
Business without bosses
Title remainder
how self-managing teams are building high-performing companies
Statement of responsibility
Charles C. Manz, Henry P. Sims, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • At first glance, the idea of "business without bosses" seems to contradict many of the bedrock ideas we have about management and leadership. Your first reaction may be "Impossible ... it'll never work!" Or: "Terrific ... I hope my boss is the first to go." What this book is about, however, is not anarchy but one of the most important developments to hit business in recent years: self-managing teams. Self-managing teams provide the way for companies to increase productivity
  • And quality and are an important answer to the competitiveness challenge. And Business Without Bosses provides new insights and information on how to reach these goals:. It's a second-generation book about teams. The first generation told us that self-managing teams were a good idea but provided little information about how to make them work. Business Without Bosses has its focus on implementation and provides an inside view of teams at various stages of development
  • Business Without Bosses provides an in-depth perspective. Each of the core chapters is devoted to the self-managing team at one organization. You'll get a realistic look at the opportunities, problems, and challenges of implementing and sustaining a self-managing team system. Examples include both manufacturing and service companies as well as how teams can work in the executive suite. A new leadership perspective shows that the idea of the all-powerful boss has gone the
  • Way of the dinosaur. Business Without Bosses points the way to a new form of leadership and shows that leaders, not bosses, enable teams to manage themselves to achieve productivity and quality. More and more self-managing teams are the secret weapon behind high-performing companies. And in Business Without Bosses you'll discover why
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manz, Charles C
Dewey number
658.4/02
Index
index present
LC call number
HD66
LC item number
.M363 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sims, Henry P.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-directed work teams
  • Management
  • Employee motivation
  • Industrial productivity
  • Employee motivation
  • Industrial productivity
  • Management
  • Self-directed work teams
  • Leiderschap
  • Teamwork
  • Participerend leiderschap
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Business without bosses : how self-managing teams are building high-performing companies, Charles C. Manz, Henry P. Sims, Jr
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Tyrannosaurus Rex: The Boss as Corporate Dinosaur -- Ch. 1. On the Road to Teams: Overcoming the Middle Management Brick Wall -- Ch. 2. The Day-to-Day Team Experience: Roles, Behaviors, and Performance of Mature Self-Managing Teams -- Ch. 3. The Good and the Bad of Teams: A Practical Look at Successes and Challenges -- Ch. 4. The Early Implementation Phase: Getting Teams Started in the Office -- Ch. 5. The Illusion of Self-Management: Using Teams to Disempower -- Ch. 6. Self-Management Without Formal Teams: The Organization as Team -- Ch. 7. Teams and Total Quality Management: An International Application -- Ch. 8. The Strategy Team: Teams at the Top -- Ch. 9. Business Without Bosses Through Teams: What Have We Learned? Where Are We Going? -- Appendix: How to Get What You Want from Your Job
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 238 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028857493
Label
Business without bosses : how self-managing teams are building high-performing companies, Charles C. Manz, Henry P. Sims, Jr
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Tyrannosaurus Rex: The Boss as Corporate Dinosaur -- Ch. 1. On the Road to Teams: Overcoming the Middle Management Brick Wall -- Ch. 2. The Day-to-Day Team Experience: Roles, Behaviors, and Performance of Mature Self-Managing Teams -- Ch. 3. The Good and the Bad of Teams: A Practical Look at Successes and Challenges -- Ch. 4. The Early Implementation Phase: Getting Teams Started in the Office -- Ch. 5. The Illusion of Self-Management: Using Teams to Disempower -- Ch. 6. Self-Management Without Formal Teams: The Organization as Team -- Ch. 7. Teams and Total Quality Management: An International Application -- Ch. 8. The Strategy Team: Teams at the Top -- Ch. 9. Business Without Bosses Through Teams: What Have We Learned? Where Are We Going? -- Appendix: How to Get What You Want from Your Job
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 238 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028857493

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