Title

International handbook of organizational teamwork and cooperative working

Document Type

Edited book

Publication Date

1-1-2008

First Page

1

Last Page

636

Publisher

Wiley

Abstract

In today's fast changing, hyper-competitive environment, teamwork and co-operative working enhance the organisation's adaptive capability. The team, rather than the individual, is increasingly seen as the building block of organisations and a key source of competitive advantage. The International Handbook of Organisational Teamwork and Co-operative Working provides a clear focus on the psychological and social processes that can stimulate successful cooperation and teamwork. Michael West, Dean Tjosvold and Ken Smith have brought together the world's leading authorities from a range of social science disciplines to provide a contemporary review of established and emerging perspectives. Throughout the book, processes that both facilitate and obstruct successful cooperation and teamwork are detailed, alongside guidance on best practice and methodology. The challenging and alternative perspectives presented will inform future research and practice. The result is a systematic and comprehensive synthesis of knowledge from a range of disciplines that will prove invaluable to professionals, researchers and students alike. A systematic and coherent framework which organizes and structures the knowledge in this field An outstanding collection of authoritative "high profile" authors Challenging, alternative perspectives that will stimulate and enlighten future research and practice Selective, updated bibliographies of key literatures support every chapter, a valuable resource for students, trainers and practitioners.

DOI

10.1002/9780470696712

ISBN

9780470696712

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2003 John Wiley & Sons Ltd, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester. All Rights Reserved. Access to external full text or publisher's version may require subscription.

Full-text Version

Publisher’s Version

Language

English

Recommended Citation

West, M. A., Tjosvold, D., & Smith, K. G. (Eds.) (2008). International handbook of organizational teamwork and cooperative working. Malden: Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9780470696712

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