The Concise Adair on Teambuilding and Motivation

Paperback
November 2004
9781854182685
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  • Publisher
    Thorogood
  • Published
    1st November 2004
  • ISBN 9781854182685
  • Language English
  • Pages 144 pp.
  • Size 6.25" x 9.25"
$16.95

This book develops Adair's classic theory on Team, Task and individual and summarizes all his writing on leaders and motivation and getting the best from people. It includes sections on being motivated oneself, selecting people, target setting and reward and recognition.

Introduction
PART ONE TEAMBUILDING
Understanding teams and their structures
Common background
Participation amongst team members
Communication
Cohesiveness
Atmosphere
Standards
Structure and organisation
Changes over time
Team roles and team member functions
The role of the leader
Team task roles
Group building and maintenance roles
Individual roles
The individual within the team
Commonalities between individuals
Treat people as individuals
The overlapping needs of task, team and individual
Leadership functions and needs
THE CONCISE ADAIR ON TEAMBUILDING AND MOTIVATION
Teams
Experts in a team
Sequential teams
The leader
Outcomes of effective leadership
The leader’s core responsibility
Leadership functions in teambuilding
Selecting the team members
Technical or professional competence
Ability to work as a team member
Desired personal attributes
Group processes and procedures
Problem-solving
Decision-making
A framework for problem-solving
and decision-making
Brainstorming
Maintaining your team
Maintaining standards
Coping with conflict
A checklist for team leaders
Task
Team
Individual
PART TWO MOTIVATION
Adair’s eight rules in motivating people
The 50:50 rule
Needs and motivation
Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y
Herzberg’s Motivation – hygiene theory
The three circles model
Managers/leaders and motivation
Motivation and decision-making
Getting the best from people
Be motivated yourself
Select people who are highly motivated
Treat each person as an individual
Set realistic and challenging targets
Jacob’s ladder model
Remember that progress motivates
Provide fair rewards
Give recognition
Summary
Teambuilding
Motivation
Quotes about Teambuilding and Motivation

John Adair

John Adair is widely acknowledged as one of the most significant influences on management and leadership development in the world. He studied history at Cambridge University and holds higher degrees from the Universities of Oxford and London. He became the world's first Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Surrey and is internationally known as a consultant. He is the author of many respected books on management and leadership.