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The Discipline of Teamwork
Participation and Concertive Control



June 1999 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This lively and well-written book will provoke management scholars, students, executive consultants and especially team members themselves to consider how the discipline of teamwork affects them and what they ought to do about it.
 
Setting the Stage
Overview  
 
Reading Organizational Culture as Generative Discipline
 
Creating a Generative Discipline
 
Molding a Community
Demarcation  
 
Bonding the Individual
Identification  
 
Maintaining the System
Methdological Control  
 
Responding to the Generative Discipline of Concertive Control

"The Discipline of Teamwork represents a major work at the fulcrum of organizational culture, organization communication, and social change." 

Patricia A. Adler
University of Colorado

". . .a sophisticated ethnographic research study on team behavior and culture that should appeal to the academic community seeking to advance the theory and understanding of participation and concertive control."

Anthony R. Montebello
Senior VP, Psychological Associates, Inc

A great book on the concept of teamworking that provides a critical insight to the issues of power and control as they apply to teams. The idea of concertive control will be well received

Mr Anthony Birch
Management , Birmingham City University
May 9, 2012

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