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Title Self-directed work teams : the new American challenge / by Jack D. Orsburn .. [and others]..

Publication Info. Homewood, Ill. : Business One Irwin, [1990]


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 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  658.4039 OR    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 353 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 332-343) and index.
Contents Part 1. Facing the new challenge. A tool for the twenty-first century -- Can work teams work here? -- Charting the voyage -- Priming the pump -- The ashes of convention -- Who's in charge here? -- A conflict of loyalties -- Citizen team -- Voices of experiences -- Part 2. Special work-team issues. White-collar work teams? -- Gain-sharing and pay-for-skill compensation systems -- Working with unions -- Greenfield sites -- Guiding supervisors and middle managers through the transition to work teams -- Part 3. Tools and techniques for implementing teams. Employee involvement : alternatives to self-direction -- The steering committee -- The feasibility study -- Developing a mission statement -- Design-team training -- Designing and implementing awareness training -- Workplace analysis -- Team member training -- Manager and supervisor transition training -- Hand-off plans for supervisory and support group tasks -- Team member role expansion plan -- Peer disciplinary review committee -- Recognition and reward techniques -- Mature team-new team coaching session -- A group problem-solving process -- Cluster meeting -- Peer performance appraisal -- Repotting workshop -- Diffusion strategies.
Subject Self-directed work teams.
Self-directed work teams -- United States.
Management Quality Circles -- United States.
Institutional Management Teams -- United States.
Personnel Administration -- United States.
Organizational Innovation -- United States.
Added Author Orsburn, Jack D.
ISBN 1556233418
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