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Team Working: What Stops Teams From Working Effectively?

When teams get to performing there is no doubting the value and benefit that they bring.  Sometimes however, teams just do not work effectively.  So what stops teams from working effectively?   Fuzzy goals or objectives   If a team does not know with absolute clarity what it is to deliver, chances are that at […]

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Team Effectiveness: How to Utilise Different Perspectives

Put the same problem in front of 10 different groups in any organisation and they will all view it differently.  We all, to a greater or lesser extent view things through our own unique lens or perspective. Let’s look at something that is probably quite topical in organisations right now, which is cost reduction.  One […]

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Creating the Conditions for Effective Teamwork

Teams are a collection of individuals with complimentary skills who are seeking to achieve a specific result or results.  It might be to reduce wastage, improve throughput, increase sales or better determine project costs to name just a few.  Effective teamwork relies in the conditions being created that facilitate effective teamwork.  So what areas require […]

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5 Tips For Making Teams More Effective

Effective teams are capable of delivering exceptional results.  So what are my 6 top tips for making teams more effective?   Tip 1:  Focus on performance Give the team a real performance challenge to address rather than setting up a committee to talk about an issue.   Tip 2:  Give them a clear purpose Avoid […]

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