Making the Team: A Guide for Managers (2nd Edition)
A perfect marriage of theory and practice, Making the Team unites cutting-edge research on groups with practical management principles. The text is organized into 3 primary tasks for the leader/manager: 1) Accurately assessing and improving team performance; 2) Managing the internal dynamics of teams (diversity, conflict, and creativity); and 3) Optimally leveraging the team within the larger organization.
Thompson, Leigh. 2004. Making the Team: A Guide for Managers (2nd Edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2nd edition.