Collective Excellence: Building Effective Teams

by Mel Hensy, (F.ASCE), Principal; Hensey Associates, Cincinnati, OH,


American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-841-0 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-841-8 (ISBN-10), 1992, Soft Cover, Pg. 110

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.


Document Type: Book

Abstract: Collective Excellence: Building Effective Teams is the second volume in the ASCE Engineering Management Series. Within the series focus of exploring the management needs of engineers, this book thoroughly examines the team approach in the engineering workplace since effective team development has become an essential element in the successful operation of any organization. It presents the concepts and practices of team development and management for optimum productivity. It moves systematically from defining teams and the different stages of team development to providing measures of team strengths and methods for capitalizing on each member's personality and temperament for the benefit of the team. Separate chapters address project management and the concept of leadership. Precautions for potential pitfalls in the quest for team management are also discussed. Suggested sources for further study are also offered.

Subject Headings: Team building | Project management | Building management | Business organizations | Structural strength | Leadership

 

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