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A Mini Case Study: Team Problems - Part 2

Read Part 1 of the mini case study.

The team does not seem to understand, nor value, teamwork or the benefit of being on a team. Likely, team building did not take place early on in the initiative. It is just as likely that the team did not spend time collaborating on how they will […]

A Mini Case Study: Team Problems - Part 1

From the minute the team was announced, several of the members were overheard telling their colleagues that they didn’t understand why they needed to be involved in this initiative. They wanted to continue to work alone, as they have been doing for many years. Some of the prospective team members were concerned they would no […]

Trust and Accountability: They Go Hand-in-Hand!

Accountability among team members does not occur until trust is built. Since trust doesn’t just happen, if you want to enable for and encourage accountability on your team, you will have to focus your efforts initially on enabling the team members to get to know each other. Once they get to know each other, they […]

Best Practices for Enabling Accountability on a Virtual Team

Accountability is necessary on virtual teams in order to ensure work flows between team members to accomplish goals. Here are just a handful of best practices to enable for and foster accountability among virtual team members:

Ensure roles and responsibilities are set and clear

Roles and responsibilities on the team should be agreed to at […]

Why Do I Have to be on this Team? Part II

A Mini Case Study

Read Part I of this case study.

Here are some ways to address this situation and to avoid it in future:

What are the primary reasons for the team feeling as they are?

The team does not appear to understand the potential of teamwork and the benefits of working on a […]