- Subject index
The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 50: The Evolving Nature of Work Teams: Changing to Meet the Requirements of the Future
Examples of teamwork abound from every facet of our lives. Firefighting, terrorist response, and paramedic teams work to make our environment a safer place. Sales, new product development, and customer service teams try to make our lives more comfortable. Automotive assembly and clothing manufacturing teams make products we use every day. Essentially,
Teams of people working together for a common cause touch all our lives. From everyday activities like air travel, firefighting, and running the United Way drive to amazing feats of human accomplishment like climbing Mt. Everest and reaching for the stars, teams are at the center ...