Team Transparency: A delicate but winning formula

2020-05-19T20:08:20+01:00April 16th, 2020|Team Building|

  Beyond logistics In contemporary tech-driven, dynamic markets, jobs have become even more complex and agile. Agility requires collective intelligence, that is people working together in innovative -sometimes disruptive- ways. Indeed, firms’ revenue and sustained competitive advantage are now realized through teamwork, not 'lone wolfs'. What is more, organizational success is achieved not through any [...]

Virtual Reality at the service of effective diversity

2020-05-19T20:01:14+01:00March 26th, 2020|Team Building|

  Diversity; a strategic choice As showcased earlier (see previous post on High performance teams) high performance teams function on the basis of twelve interrelated traits grouped into three higher order ‘families’: team culture, team structures, team processes. Zooming into our model, we highlighted that out of all three dimensions the very basis of a [...]

Is VR the future of team building?

2020-02-22T11:02:35+00:00February 19th, 2020|Team Building|

  The benefits of team building to a business has long been proven, even if it isn’t always to everyone’s liking. It can be a highly effective way of generating and maintaining a positive working environment and getting staff to form new bonds with each other. Employees will learn more about their colleagues, including their [...]

High Performance Teams: A Team – Building Blueprint

2020-05-11T21:31:31+01:00February 16th, 2020|Team Building|

Running up the steep hill As discussed in our previous thesis, it is key for managers to arm themselves with the knowledge of the team performance-team maturity relationship. In doing so, they are able to identify the nature of groups they are currently working with, as well as the team ‘archetype’ they should be aiming [...]

The first (and toughest) Team Building question: is my Team really a Team?

2020-05-19T18:59:42+01:00February 2nd, 2020|Team Building|

Why Teams? Change has grown to be one of a few constants for contemporary organizations (Elrod & Tippett, 1999). In today’s dynamic business landscape, a firm can no longer secure sustained competitive advantage by the employment of traditional strategies. Instead it is the organization’s resilience capacity (Lengnick-Hall & Beck, 2009), essentially its ability to adapt [...]