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Self-Directed Work Teams: The Antidote for "Heroic Suicide"
Journal of Extension (2004)
  • Nancy K. Franz

Environmental pressures, including deeper accountability and uncertain public funding, enhance interest in the use of self-directed work teams. These pressures and rapid change make solo work in organizations "heroic suicide." This article examines the rationale for self-directed work teams, characteristics of effective work teams, and successful work team leadership.

Publication Date
April, 2004
Publisher Statement
Copyright 2004 Extension Journal, Inc. Posted with permission.
Citation Information
Nancy K. Franz. "Self-Directed Work Teams: The Antidote for "Heroic Suicide"" Journal of Extension Vol. 42 Iss. 2 (2004)
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