Chapter 6. Team Work

  1. David Holman2,
  2. Toby D. Wall,
  3. Chris W. Clegg,
  4. Paul Sparrow3 and
  5. Ann Howard4
  1. John Cordery

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713365.ch6

The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices

The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices

How to Cite

Cordery, J. (2002) Team Work, in The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices (eds D. Holman, T. D. Wall, C. W. Clegg, P. Sparrow and A. Howard), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713365.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Sheffield, UK

  2. 3

    University of Manchester, UK

  3. 4

    Development Dimensions International, New Jersey, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Organizational and Labour Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485438

Online ISBN: 9780470713365

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Keywords:

  • teams function;
  • management practices;
  • popular initiatives aimed;
  • organizational effectiveness;
  • phenomenon

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Essence of Teams

  • The Popularity of Team-Based Work Organization

  • How Effective Are Teams in Practice?

  • Contexts Suitable for Teams

  • Designing a High-Performance Team

  • Effective Within-Team Processes

  • Supporting High-Performance Work Teams

  • The Future for Teams

  • References