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Science of Teams has the goal of helping your teams improve. We use evidence based approaches to understanding teams and teamwork with a focus on the workplace research.
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‘Team’. It’s such a buzzword. Or has it passed beyond that, to be a word that we hardly even notice anymore? Anyway, the fate of most buzzwords is to be used so indiscriminately that they become meaningless, and that’s what we think has happened to the word ‘team’. It’s now used to mean any group […]
A cohesive team is great to be in. There is energy and focus within a cohesive team that makes the team stand out from others. Not only does it feel good, but cohesion has been shown to be related to a bunch of good things: team performance, team efficiency, team members putting in effort out […]
Each team can have its own way of doing things. Team members may have a relaxed attitude, or a get stuff done approach, or be very congenial. This vibe (also called the “climate” of the team) can be fine and effective until someone thinks it needs to change, then it can be a significant challenge to create a […]
In the previous post we wrote about how a team’s working methods tend to get set implicitly at the start of a project. Connie Gersick found something else about how teams tend to work across their lifespan, though. When the project is around its halfway point, teams are likely to re-evaluate their working methods in […]