Publication Date: 2012 (New York : American Management Association)
Long the go-to resource for novice and experienced facilitators alike, this book gives managers, trainers, and group leaders the step-by-step procedures, checklists, guidelines, samples, and templates they need to make any group work like a well-oiled machine. Comprehensive and practical, Covers all the key areas including establishing ground rules; planning meetings and agendas; brain storming; resolving conflict; making decisions; and helping groups optimize their time. The completely revised third edition also provides new team-building exercises, as well as updated information on virtual meetings, mediation, strategic planning, and much more. Readers will find tips on maintaining the tone and flow of meetings, and guidelines for determining when to delegate projects to individuals rather than assembling a group.
Call Number: [Electronic Book; or request print through MeL]
Publication Date: 2004 (Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Press)
A variety tools for dealing with the wide variety of situations in continuous improvement. it includes a variety of matrices and flowcharts, data collection and analysis tools, tools for planning, tools for analyzing processes and discovering root causes, and different forms of brainstorming and other tools for generating, organizing, and evaluating ideas. In short, the means to accomplish change.
This website from Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library at George Washington University in Washington, DC brings together a lot of great resources about teamwork (especially in the health care setting). Each page lists resources in the bottom right-hand column.