Teams and Teamwork

Barrie Dale, Robert Bamford, David Bamford, A van der Wiele

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Abstract

This chapter, which is based on research on teams and practical experience of
working with teams in many different types of organization, examines the role
of teamwork and outlines the operating characteristics of project teams, quality circles and quality improvement teams. The key constituents of teams in terms of sponsor, facilitator, leader and member are outlined. A method for evaluating the health of teams is described. Some guidelines are also given which should help to ensure that teams are both active and effective.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManaging Quality
Subtitle of host publicationAn Essential Guide and Resource Gateway
EditorsBarrie Dale, David Bamford, Ton van der Wiele
PublisherWiley
Pages271-282
Number of pages12
Edition6th
ISBN (Electronic)9781119130932
ISBN (Print)9781119130925
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Dale, B., Bamford, R., Bamford, D., & van der Wiele, A. (2016). Teams and Teamwork. In B. Dale, D. Bamford, & T. van der Wiele (Eds.), Managing Quality: An Essential Guide and Resource Gateway (6th ed., pp. 271-282). Wiley.