Teams

Cross-Functional Teams ask for Cross-Functional People

Cross-Functional People

Teams

We must get away from the idea people are silos. Just because people are experts, they must not do it all alone. Cross-functional teams require cross-functional people, who are able to contribute critical questions beyond their core expertise. It is the key to focus and robustness. Subject matter experts are [continue…]

Out of sight, out of mind? 5 Virtual Team Building Activities

Teams

65% of remote employees report that they never had a team building session. Having co-workers spread across two or more locations is becoming a model more and more organization will have to adapt to. Stop hesitating, but look for ways to cope with co-located colleagues in a better way. Here [continue…]

  1. Chaitanya: I think it is very much important in team bonding of multiple countries located teams that to understand the cultural…

    • Harald Dietrich: You are so right! Culture always plays an important role. We must be facing differences in behavior when working co-located.…

Teams - the fundament for the agile way

Teams – the fundament for the agile way

Teams

When we start to become more agile, we start to look at the mindset of people and how they collaborate. We are considering teams to be the fundament for growth and success. Conformity is no objective at all, contribution of individual talents to a group is what we strive for. [continue…]

John Kotter on why directors should embrace volatility

Teams

“The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers… They change things. They push the human race forward.” “The world has seen enough appointed committees. Then there’s bureaucracy, rigid accountability, metrics that measure certain things that are relevant right now but discourage people from trying new things.” ~ John P. Kotter