Managing Scientists : Leadership Strategies in Research and Development
Managing Scientists offers strategies for fostering communication and collaboration among scientists. It shows how to build cohesive, productive, and focused teams to succeed in the competitive research and development marketplace.
This book will help any manager to:
Build focused teams while promoting individual achievement
Increase productivity, creativity, and innovative thinking
Communicate effectively with the group and the organization at large
Address the "human" side of scientists and science
Managing Scientists contains case histories, offers valuable insight into organizational culture, and is written in a clear, readable style. It effectively balances theory with real-world examples to provide a stimulating and practical guide to managing researchers for the scientist and nonscientist alike.
Table of Contents:
Understanding What Motivates You and What Motivates Others.
Understanding Your Leadership Style and That of Others.
Discerning and Assessing Organizational Culture.
Creativity: The Influence of Structure, Size, and Formal Systems.
Dealing with Conflict.