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Rewarding Teams: Lessons from the Trenches

Rewarding Teams: Lessons from the Trenches

Glenn Parker, Jerry McAdams, David Zielinski

ISBN: 978-0-787-94809-2

Feb 2000

240 pages

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$29.00

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Using actual case studies from a variety of leading companies, Rewarding Teams provides a blueprint for building team reward programs that spur development and success. The book focuses on the three most important types of team-based rewards programs--recognition plans, project team incentives, and group incentives--offering readers detailed advice on how they can create and implement such programs themselves. Twenty-seven profiles of team reward and recognition plans from today's top companies give readers an in-depth look at how these plans work in actual practice. They also provide the basis for the set of best principles included in the final chapter.

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1. The Natural History of a Work Team
2. The Missing Link: Meaningful Team Rewards
3. Company Profiles -- Recognition Plans Introduction Chase Manhattan Markam Merck & Company Operations Management International Ralston Purina Company
4. Company Profiles -- Project Team Incentives Introduction Great Plains Software Community Health Care Bayer Corporation Utilicorp United Lotus Development Company
5. Company Profiles -- Organizational Unit (""Group"") Incentives Introduction Rockwell Automation Mid-States Technical Staffing Services Ameritech Internal Audit Services Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation RR Donnelley & Sons The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publisher (ASCAP) CARS IV Research
What We've Learned: Lessons from the Trenches
Bibliography Index
""In today's world, where virtual, global teams are often the norm, Rewarding Teams delivers reward and recognition strategies that can make a real difference in the effective management of teams-a necessity for individuals and organization in the twenty-first century."" --Tim Walker, director, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Center for Leadership Development

"" 'Lessons from the Trenches' are the operative words here: the authors have spent a lot of time in companies, seeing what works and what doesn't. If you're trying to figure out how to reward you company's teams-and these days, who isn't?-this is the book for you."" --John Case, executive editor, Harvard Business School Publishing

""At last, a book that demonstrates how two dozen top companies use rewards to make teams work. A useful handbook for human resource and line managers alike."" --Jon R. Katzenbach, senior partner, Katzenbach Partners LLC