The Secret of Successful Teams
Using Cognitive Diversity to Drive Team Effectiveness, Productivity and Results
Successful teams have the potential to strengthen employee engagement, retention, productivity and ultimately organizational results. Unfortunately, six in ten business leaders feel their teams are underperforming.
The Harvard Business Review reports that the two most important elements of team effectiveness are cognitive diversity and psychological safety.
By creating an environment that recognizes the importance of differing perspectives – and taking steps to ensure diversity of thought is represented – you can make a significant impact on your team, and in effect individual employees and your organization.
Through our eBook, The Secret of Successful Teams: Using Cognitive Diversity to Drive Team Effectiveness, Productivity and Results, you will discover the importance of building effective teams, uncover common challenges employees face as they collaborate, understand the positive impact of diversity of thought and identify strategies to help you utilize different perspectives and working styles to drive success.
Table of Contents:
- The state of teams today
- The importance of effective teamwork
- Common team structures and challenges
- The solution: promoting cognitive diversity
- Four steps to utilize cognitive diversity
- The impact of diversity of thought on team challenges
- The picture of happy, productive teams