A bunch of the work done, at Google and other major organizations, showcases the effectiveness of a team.
The team of every organization forms the basis of operations, in that organization.
It is from the team that, innovative ideas spring and employees gain experience in their various fields of expertise: interpersonal issues?
Ill-suited skill sets and unclear group goals, can affect the productivity of the team of an organization.
The success of Google’s Project Oxygen research discovered the secrets of effective teams, at Google.
The People Analytics team of Google studied what makes a manager great.
The project was code-named, “Project Aristotle”. This name serves as a tribute, to Aristotle’s quote, “the whole is greater, than the sum of its parts”.
The aim of the project was to discover what makes a team effective at Google.
Start-up businesses, can learn the efficacy of teamwork, from Google’s Project Aristotle. An important aspect of the growing business is that of building a team.
What is a team? Identifying the members, relationships and responsibilities, may seem like tedious work, but these are crucial steps, in knowing and building a strong team for businesses.
A business team plans work, solves problems, make decisions and reviews, of progress in various projects is vital. Aside getting a team, maintaining one that pushes the effectiveness of one’s business and these are very vital.
According to the research by Google, people in a team, who have similar traits, cultures and beliefs, are not sure guarantees that, they can work together to bring the desired effects.
The practice, called, “conversational turn-taking” was one of the ways that, members of a group got along to produce great results.
This proves that, similar people can be in a group, but until they are all given equal opportunities, to promote their ideas and thoughts, there may be no sensible result of such team; if only one person from a team spoke all the time, then, collective intelligence will decline.
Another important trait of a well to do team, is having a high average social sensitivity; this means that, the natural ability to know how other people feel, based on their tone, or, other verbal, or, none verbal signs. Most of these responsibilities fall on the shoulders of the leader.
As an entrepreneurial leader of a team, notice, when your team members are upset, when they have something to share and when they are happy; give enough room for everyone to freely express themselves.
Leading, begins with a connection, which breeds collaboration. Learn to connect with team members.
Aside the workflow, show interest in their personal lives and connect with them.
This will make it easier, to connect in the workplace.
You can also read here, lessons young entrepreneurs can learn from Google’s success
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