1st Edition

Team Training Essentials A Research-Based Guide

By Eduardo Salas Copyright 2015
    182 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    182 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Team Training Essentials succinctly outlines best practices for team training, as based in the latest organizational psychology research. Organized into 5 ‘pillars,’ this clear, accessible guide covers all aspects of team training, from design and delivery to evaluation, transfer, and sustainment methods. Useful for anyone studying team dynamics and performance as well as group training, this book will also be of interest to professionals looking to apply team training practices in real business settings.

    Chapter 1: Introduction
    Chapter 2: Pillar 1. Ensure the Need for Teamwork Behaviors and Training
    Chapter 3: Pillar 2. Create a Positive Team Training Climate for Learning and the Learner
    Chapter 4: Pillar 3. Design Team Training for Maximum Accessibility, Usability, and Learnability
    Chapter 5: Pillar 4. Evaluate the Team Training Program
    Chapter 6: Pillar 5. Create a System for Enduring and Sustaining Teamwork Behaviors in Organizations
    Appendix 1: Example Questions to ask During Subject Matter Expert Interviews


    Eduardo Salas is Trustee Chair and Pegasus Professor of Psychology at the University of Central Florida. He also holds an appointment as Program Director for Human Systems Integration Research Department at the Institute for Simulation & Training.