Teams & Teamwork Bibliography
Bensimon, Estella M. and Anna Neumann. Redesigning Collegiate Leadership: Teams and Teamwork in Higher Education.Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993
Based on multiple interviews with presidents and vice-presidents of fifteen academic institutions, this work examines how teams are being used, both successfully and ineffectively, in leadership roles. The authors stress the importance of thinking and acting collectively, and provide advice on how to make teams work.
Katzenbach, Jon R. Teams at the Top: Unleashing the Potential
of Both Teams and Individual Leaders. Harvard Business School Press,
Katzenbach, Jon R. and Douglas K. Smith. The Wisdom of Teams. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1993.
The authors looked at a wide variety of teams in organizations ranging from the Girl Scouts to Desert Storm to extract lessons on understanding teams, becoming a team, and exploiting the potential of teams. Although not directly related to higher education, this is a very readable overview of the team concept.