Group thinking and team unification is key to the well-being and productivity of any team. In doing so, the role of the project managers and team leaders is to ensure that everyone in the group is able to resolve their conflicts, both with the work they are conducting, as well as the personal interactions that occur in the workplace. Simultaneously, leaders must promote an environment that breeds productivity, especially in considering the fact that many groups can sometimes become stagnant.
- To make this easy, we suggest your team take a brief check-in survey adapted from management scholar Anneloes Raes.
- A key difference in how the Ford executives handled the V-8 and Edsel decisions, is that in the first case, they were willing to readjust their priorities, while in the latter, goals were never up for discussion
- Bringing fresh perspectives to strategic planning meetings whether through new data, or new voices such as Morsey’s, can help you avoid the blind spots that plague all teams.
“Studies show that high-level agreements about goals can mask deeper misalignments that affect top team performance.”