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This lively and well-written book will provoke management scholars, students, executive consultants and especially team members themselves to consider how the discipline of teamwork affects them and what they ought to do about it.

Responding to the Generative Discipline of Concertive Control
Responding to the generative discipline of concertive control

Yeah, I've read what all those high-priced consultant types say about teamwork. They say that they've got this five-step program or this four-step program to be an effective team. Do this and you'll be a “Super Team.” It sounds like something from AA.

I don't really believe all that. I don't believe that you can get to be a perfectly functioning team. I believe that being on the team is like living on the edge, that no matter how good you get, you are still going to be living on the edge, just because that is the nature of human beings. Nothing is permanent. Things change too fast. Personal conflicts, if ...

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