In industry after industry, workplace teams have proven their value in achieving both quality and productivity goals. But for teams to succeed, management must lay the groundwork. Managing Teams provides methods and checklists to determine if teams are right for your business; improvements you should expect--and not expect--from teams; and more. Interviews with HR professionals who have successfully instituted teams give you real stories from the front lines. Managing Teams will provide the support and confidence you need to initiate and manage workplace teams, evaluate the success of those teams, and get your employees working in a coordinated, disciplined manner.