Editor’s note: Just because many of is have been working in virtual teams these past few months doesn’t mean we are good at it. This report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development looks at what the research has to say about the best ways to run virtual teams.
Editor’s note: I like this article for the fact it tries to address a huge problem for organisations and that is effective communication. Lockdown has accelerated the use of digital communication but are we using it effectively? This piece provides some pointers on how to communicate in bursts.
Editor’s note: Research reported in this article shows that teams that are less tech savvy have suffered as a result lockdown working. Teams that have maintained and strengthened cohesion have harnessed new technologies, created new social rituals and have prioritised compassion and care.
Editor’s note: This is a useful list of team communication tools that are similar to Slack. The devil is in the detail as some of the tools offer unique bits of functionality.
Editor’s note: There are some good tips in here to help bring small team thinking and processes to larger team projects.
Editor’s note: Action learning is nothing new but it is worth considering its impact on how a team functions and how the process can help build trust and psychological safety between team members.
Editor’s note: It’s interesting to see that learning behaviours such as inquiry and curiosity underpin the two traits discussed here – cognitive diversity and psychological safety. Useful insights here into helping teams work more effectively.
Researchers in the US have identified three factors that make #teams smart. Writing in The…
Editor’s note: You don’t need to be a footballer to get a lot from this article – really interesting is how football coaches are experimenting with different approaches to a way of playing that hasn’t changed for a long time.
Editor’s note: How Reebok uses technology to match candidate behaviours to roles and how this informs hiring and career development.
Developing a great team isn’t easy but it will help you achieve success, says Nigel…