The growing role of teamwork in the modern world raises a question: What factors contribute to team performance?
A new study investigating the dynamics of teamwork suggests a major factor that predicts performance is connectedness.
Several studies have explored this issue, often focusing on individual personality traits that promote team performance. But team members’ proficiencies only establish the potential for their output. They constrain, rather than define, the actual performance.
Researchers decided to delve further into the dynamics of a successful team. What’s more, they’ve developed theories about how team managers might be able to leverage these factors to improve productivity and overall experience. Their findings appear in the journal PLOS ONE.
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