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The Concise Adair on Teambuilding and Motivation
By John Adair & Melanie Allen, Edited by Neil Thomas

Adair Teambuilding Motivation

John Adair's books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies. He is internationally acknowledged as having had a significant influence on management and leadership development in both the business and military spheres. He has seen military service, lectured at Sandhurst, worked extensively as a consultant, held professorships in Leadership Studies and authored critically acclaimed management and leadership books which have sold in their hundreds of thousands. He has lectured at conferences all over the world.

"Teambuilding and motivational skills are of crucial importance in business and the leadership role in particular."

Described as "without doubt one of the foremost thinkers on the subject in the world" (Sir John Harvey-Jones), leadership expert John Adair combines depth and insight with hard-edged, practical techniques.

Managers and leaders must be effective team builders and motivators to achieve their business aims and get the best out of people. The skills needed should be practiced and improved upon on a constant basis.

This book encapsulates John Adair's writing on these critical elements of any truly successful organisation. It develops his classic theory on Team, Task and Individual, and summarises all his writing on leadership and motivation.

John Adair’s books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies. You will find this book equally valuable, whether you are beginning your career in management or looking for an expert refresher course.

Additional Information:

Published 2021 (Thorogood) - 2nd edition - 134 pages - ISBN: 9781854189271


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Neil Thomas is Chairman of the Falconbury group of companies that comprises, Falconbury Ltd (, Management Forum ( and Thorogood Publishing Ltd ( He has been involved in publishing and seminars/training for most of his business life.

Melanie Allen is a writer and a Life, Career Change and Career Development Coach based in Leeds. She brings over 20 years of developing Career Development, Leadership and Coaching training, several publications and plenty of life experience to her work. She completed her Diploma in Advanced Executive Coaching from the Academy of Executive Coaching in 2003. Since then she has established her coaching business, working with organisational and private clients both face to face and over the phone. She is a ghostwriter and writes articles on career change, career development and management models.

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