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hello, i was searching for information about how "team work" works, and what are the benefits that could be done in this kind of work. This is a topic that i should discuss, therefor, if you can help me to get some information about that please do it a favor for me. I was very interested sending you this e-mail, after reading your web page, i hope you will answer on this: What is : - work in team, the idea, - advantages, - benefits, - different discussing points, - very known team works in the world to be listed for examples,

I appreciate your help if you you will, if not , could you tell me the site where can i find information about this topic.

Thank you in advance.

-- Souheil Nasser (, October 19, 1998


I would strongly suggest you read a book called "The Wisdom of Teams" by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith. This book has benefits, case studies, and what an organization can expect to gain from teamwork.

Harvard Business School Press can also sell you (for only about $5.50) the Johnsonville Sausage case (get both A and B cases) -- one of the original and best-known instances of self-directed work teams in the US -- great stuff.

Hope this helps

-- Megan Torrance (, October 23, 1998.

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