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Improving productivity and effectiveness

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial productivity -- United States -- Measurement.,
    • Government productivity -- United States -- Measurement.,
    • Organizational effectiveness -- Measurement.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMarvin E. Mundel.
      SeriesPrentice-Hall international series in industrial and systems engineering
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD56.25 .M86 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 467 p. :
      Number of Pages467
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3485705M
      ISBN 100134528050
      LC Control Number82005246

      More than half a century of research on team effectiveness (Kozlowski and Ilgen, ) provides a foundation for identifying team process factors that contribute to team effectiveness, as well as actions and interventions that can be used to shape the quality of those processes. As noted in Chapter 1, this evidence base consists primarily of studies focusing on teams in contexts Author: Nancy J. Cooke, Margaret L. Hilton, Cognitive Board on Behavioral. 2. The Effectiveness Formula There are two dangerous is to shut reason out,the other is to let nothing in. Blaise Pascal Thirty five years ago Chuck Tonies and I - Selection from Improving Software Development Productivity: Effective Leadership and Quantitative Methods in Software Management [Book].


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