Book News: June 2nd, 2003

Richard A. Guzzo, Eduardo Salas, & AssociatesThe is the seventh book in the Frontiers of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Series, sponsored by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association. It gives the latest perspective on teams from leading professionals in management and social, industrial, and organization psychology. It describes the latest research perspective on teams and their nature, function, effectiveness, decision-making process, and their ability to change the face of organizational life. The book explores the ins and outs of staffing teams, emphasizing the necessity for the right mix of skills, talents, job functions, and personalities. It examines diversity and its effect on the group process and provides the latest findings on accurate measurement of team performance.

Published by Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer. ISBN: 1-55542-641-7. 50 US dollars.