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By focusing on the successful implementation of teams, this text shows how this new management model can improve the success of any organization. It contains a summary of 1200 case studies of what works in business and industry, as well as a structured methodology for implementing successful teams.
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Dr. Dennis A. Romig is an organizational psychologist and CEO of Performance Resources, Inc., dba Side by Side, a thirty-three year old organizational consulting firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. With over thirty years experience implementing empowerment and leadership programs for manufacturing and knowledge teams, he has worked with some of the world's largest and most successful companies including Amoco, Texas Instruments, Westinghouse, Monsanto, AMD, Dell Computers, Samsung, and Motorola. Dr. Romig has also worked within government organizations implementing organizational change, providing international leadership and teamwork training that insured successful private sector/government partnerships. In both arenas, he has successfully worked with leaders to assist them in strategic organizational leadership, team leadership and interpersonal leadership. With an extensive research base and years of consulting experience, Dr. Romig has recently published "Side by Side Leadership: Achieving Outstanding Results Together", A New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.Review:
The author, Dr. Dennis Romig, has distilled 20 years' work experience as a businessman, consultant, and applied psychologist into a set of 10 teamwork skills that have been proven to produce results in companies such as Motorola, Advanced Mico Devices, and Amoco. The origin and procedure for each of the skills is backed by hard data studies, which Dr. Romig defines as studies that have been tried in a real business, have generated real business results, and have been compared to a control group. After having read shelves full of popular business books chronicling the latest fads, I really appreciated Dr. Romig's hard data approach. To me, it seems that many of the business practices prescribed in the business books and journals I've read are based upon a single case, studies with college students, or the imagination of an enthusiastic author -- not the most credible business sources. My conclusion: Suggestions in most business books are seldom effective outside the context of the book. I highly recommend "Breakthrough Teamwork." It's one of a handful of books I've read that contains scores of immediately applicable ideas. Though it's not quite as metaphorical as some of the popular business books, it's filled with cogently organized, results-bearing suggestions. --T. Carroll, Texas
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