Team Writing

A Guide to Working in Groups

Author: Joanna Wolfe

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319156185

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

View: 1972


Built around real group interactions, Team Writing is a flexible, hybrid resource that pairs videos with a brief print book. Based on research revealing major problems at all stages of peer group work, the book shows how written communication can help technical writing students contribute to team projects in a meaningful way — and provides strategies for dealing with the breakdowns that can derail a project’s success. Numerous examples highlight the kind of written communication that helps teams thrive. Short, Web-based videos depict student teams in action, going beyond the textbook to show what real collaboration looks and sounds like.


A Guide to Small Group Work in Healthcare, Management, Education and Research

Author: Glyn Elwyn,Trisha Greenhalgh,Fraser Macfarlane

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 9781857754001

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 3433


Provides a practical guide to when and how to use small group work in educational, organisational and research settings.

Concise Guide to Group Psychotherapy

Author: Sophia Vinogradov,Irvin D. Yalom

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9780880483278

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 2893


This guide examines the unique therapeutic value of group psychotherapy. Written for the clinician in need of concise, clinically relevant information, this book discusses how the patient-patient and the patient-therapist interactions in a group setting can affect changes in maladaptive behavior.

A Manager's Guide To Leadership

An Action Learning Approach

Author: Mike Pedler

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0077133277

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 335

View: 1848


This accessible guide to leadership encourages the reader to proactively develop themselves, their colleagues and their organisation.

Successful Middle Leadership in Secondary Schools

A practical guide to subject and team effectiveness

Author: Peter Fleming

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131770147X

Category: Education

Page: 246

View: 3154


With so much now expected of middle leaders in schools, this book aims to help those in middle leadership positions to become more confident and effective in their roles. It systematically considers every aspect of the role including team building, raising standards, holding others to account and managing change. With a wealth of practical guidance, the book covers the essential skills needed by middle leaders such as managing meetings, conducting difficult conversations and development planning while also offering insights into why some middle leaders are so much more effective than others. Covering all aspects of middle leadership, features include: an analysis of different leadership styles case studies written by current middle leaders in schools reflection and action points throughout This book is essential reading for secondary school teachers who are about to become middle leaders and need guidance on how to get to grips with the role. It will also be of value to existing middle leaders who want to improve their performance and effectiveness.

Successful Teamwork!

Author: Peter Levin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335226191

Category: Education

Page: 138

View: 4748


This lively, concise and to-the-point guide offers hints and practical sugestions to help you deal with the issues you face when working on a group project. It helps you to understand what goes on in project groups, to move forward in difficult situation, and to draw valuable lessons from the experience. · How to share out the work · How to transform your group into a team · How to take decision · How to deal with'free riders' · How to work constructively with someone you don't like · How to make good use of your experience when applying for jobs A must for every student working on a group project, and especially recommended if you have been put into a group, assigned a project and left alone to get on with it!

A Market Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Agroenterprise Development

Author: Shaun Ferris,Elly Kaganzi,Rupert Best,Carlos Ostertag,Mark Lundy,Tiago Wandschneider

Publisher: Catholic Relief Services

ISBN: 1614920028

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 7843


This publication is a product of the experiences and lessons learned while implementing agroenterprise projects in eastern and southern Africa. A Market Facilitator's Guide is based on a resource-to-consumption framework, which is the central theme of the "enabling rural innovation" approach for rural development. This approach seeks to empower farmer groups with the necessary skills to make informed decisions for their economic development, based on an analysis of their surroundings, assets and skills. The methodology also aims for outcomes that are equitable, gender focused and participatory.

Creating Effective Teams

A Guide for Members and Leaders

Author: Susan A. Wheelan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412975158

Category: Education

Page: 151

View: 5071


Creating Effective Teams: A Guide for Members and Leaders, 3rd Edition is a practical guide for building and sustaining top performing teams. Based on the author’s many years of consulting experience with teams in the public and private sector, the Third Edition describes why teams are important, how they function, and what makes them productive. The author clearly illustrates the developmental nature of teams and describes what happens in each stage. Separate chapters are devoted to the responsibilities of team leaders and team members. Problems that occur frequently in groups are highlighted, followed by what-you-can-do sections that offer specific advice. Real-life examples and questionnaires are used throughout the book, giving readers the opportunity for self-evaluation. New to the Third Edition: Discussions of diversity within teams havebeen added throughout the text, focusing on how different ethnic or cultural groups may have differing perceptions of group interactions. Also provided will be specific strategies for ensuring that groups are respectful of these different beliefs while still being as effective as possible. References to the research the text is based on will be added, giving readers the theoretical and research background for the practical, application-based material in the text. More real-life examples and problem-solving skills will be added, including step-by-step directions for becoming a high-performing team. New checklists and self-evaluations will be added, building on those currently included in the text and providing even more information on what kind of leader or team member the reader is.