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Main Title Self-directed work teams : the new American challenge /
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Orsburn, Jack D.
Publisher Business One Irwin,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 21376641
ISBN 1556233418; 9781556233418
Subjects Self-directed work teams ; Self-directed work teams--United States ; Management Quality Circles ; Institutional Management Teams ; Personnel Administration ; Organizational Innovation ; Selbststeuerung ; Arbeitsgruppe ; USA ; Personnel Management ; Self-directed work groups ; Self-directed work groups--United States
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJDM HRD HD66.S45 1990 2 Copies Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 09/15/1995
EOAM  HD66.S45 1990 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 02/03/1995
Collation xvi, 353 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 332-343) and index.
Contents Notes
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.