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Growing your team – Teams do not just happen as though through magic

Growing your team Teams do not just happen as though through magic. They have to be built and maintained by someone who understands what makes teams tick. [source] Morris et al. (1995) Growth stages [Visual of row of tomato plants in pots, labelled: ‘forming’ (seedling), ‘storming’ (wild looking young  plant – branches and), ‘norming’ (larger, […]

Challenges and opportunities – flexible work patterns present real challenges for teams

Challenges and opportunities Today’s flexible work patterns present real challenges for teams. Shifts, part-time working, flexitime, home working and teleworking can make it really difficult for team members to get to know each other and have regular meetings.  Teams with members working at different locations find it time-consuming and expensive to get together. Some jobs […]