Power and culture

new perspectives on spatiality in European history

Publisher: PLUS-Pisa University Press in Pisa

Written in English
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  • Space,
  • Europe -- Civilization
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Pieter François, Taina Syrjämaa, Henri Terho.
    SeriesThematic work group 2 -- 3
    ContributionsFrançois, Pieter., Syrjämaa, Taina., Terho, Henri.
    LC ClassificationsD104 .P58 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23237573M
    ISBN 109788884925534
    LC Control Number2009421442

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Task culture forms when teams in an organisation are formed to address specific problems or progress projects. The task is the important thing, so power within the team will often shift depending on the mix of the team members and the status of the problem or project.

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