If We're a Team, How Come I'm Not on It?
Written by one of the foremost thinkers in the field of management consultation that shows managers how they can adjust their daily behavior (the ``little things'' they do) to foster vigorous, decisive, efficient and productive teams. Focusing on how managers need to behave, it tells them how to make their teams work faster and smarter and, at the same time, be more dependable. Very accessible and easy to read, it is organized around 100 parables knit together with commentary. Among the major themes is the author's rejection of consensus building because of its slow, tedious and cumbersome way of accomplishing a given task. You'll find out how you, the executive, serve as the catalyst for action, how to take decisive action, what nitty-gritty steps are necessary, and how to exercise vision both for you and your team--as individuals and for the organization as a whole.