Reorganization of chapters
Increasing reader awareness of the shift in the U.S., and parts of Europe, toward leadership training and away from membership training. These shifts have had negative effects on team work, team training and productivity.
Chapters of the 4th edition of C.E.T. were reorganized to improve clarity and learning focus about work group development across time. Chapters 3 to 6 give readers the opportunity to learn about what individual members , and the leader, can do to help their group through the stages of group development. Chapter 7 describes how high performance teams function. Chapters 8 and 9 describe effective team membership and leadership. Finally, the improtance of organizational support for teams is highlighted.