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The Concise Adair on Teambuilding and Motivation

This book develops John Adair’s classic theory on Team, Task and individual, and summarises all his thoughts and writing on leaders and motivation and getting the best from people.

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Overview

It is well-known that teambuilding and motivational skills are of crucial importance in business and the leadership role in particular. Managers and leaders must be effective team builders and motivators to be able to achieve their business aims and get the best out of people. The skills needed in both these areas should be practiced and improved upon on a constant basis to ensure they help build and maintain effective and efficient teams.

This book develops Adair’s classic theory on Team, Task and individual, and summarises all his writing on leaders and motivation and getting the best from people. It includes sections on being motivated oneself, selecting people, target setting and reward and recognition.

Content

Introduction

PART ONE TEAMBUILDING

  • Understanding teams and their structures
  • Team roles and team member functions
  • The individual within the team
  • The overlapping needs of task, team and individual Teams
  • The leader
  • Selecting the team members
  • Group processes and procedures
  • Maintaining your team
  • A checklist for team leaders

PART TWO MOTIVATION

  • Needs and motivation
  • The three circles model
  • Managers/leaders and motivation
  • Getting the best from people

Summary

Quotes about teambuilding and motivation

Reviews

A super little book that lives up to the promise Adair’s name evokes.’

Professional Manager

The author

John Adair is widely acknowledged as one of the most significant influences on management and leadership development in the world. He studied history at Cambridge University and holds higher degrees from the Universities of Oxford and London. He became the world’s first Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Surrey and is internationally known as a consultant. He is the author of many respected books on management and leadership.

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eBook ISBN-13: 9781854188427
Pages: 94
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Paperback ISBN-10: 1 85418 268 4
ISBN-13: 978 185418268 5
Pages: 144
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