The competencies that effective managers use to build teams: An empirical study

  • Gilley A
  • Gilley J
  • McConnell C
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Abstract

Despite the abundance of research on teams and their benefits to organizations, little attention has been paid to management’s role in building effective teams. This study investigated the relationship between specific managerial competencies and building teams, and identified the primary predictors of a manager’s success in facilitating teams to be able to involve employees in decision making, coach others, and communicate effectively.

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Authors

  • A. Gilley

  • J. W. Gilley

  • C. W. McConnell

  • A. Veliquette

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