- Language Note:
- Preface; About the authors; Acknowledgements; PART 1: KEY PRINCIPLES OF LEADERSHIP; 1. Different types of teams; 2. Role and responsibilities of team leaders; 3. Leadership styles and required attributes; PART 2: CREATING THE ENVIRONMENT TO MAKE IT WORK; 4. Continuous improvement; PART 3: PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION; 5. Operational management; 6. Recruitment and induction; 7. The art of motivation; 8. Giving and receiving feedback and the appraisal process; 9. Recognition and reward and the development of your team; 10. Team enablement/empowerment and delegation. and 11. Problem-solving activities/quality improvementPART 4: COMMUNICATION STRATEGY; 12. Effective communication; 13. Breaking down inter-team/departmental barriers; 14. Handling conflict; PART 5: CAREER MANAGEMENT; 15. Planning for the future; References; Further reading; Index.
- This book is a must for engineers who have just, or will soon, become team leaders. It is also an essential guide for more experienced team and project leaders who wish to brush up their skills and knowledge. No matter what type of team or project you are leading you will be provided with practical guidance in setting the direction, plus establishing targets, goals and purpose for a winning team. Getting the environment right for your team to flourish, including motivating performance, will be explored, as will the thorny question of how to manage conflict and underperformance and boost morale.
- Other Subject(s):
- 9781849191005 (electronic bk.)
184919100X (electronic bk.)
9781615833245 (electronic bk.)
1615833242 (electronic bk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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