What is it that makes a team successful?
Written by Melvyn Payne
“Great Teams are about personalities, not just skills”
What is it that makes a team successful? Is it whether you have the right personality to ‘fit in’? In the work from Dave Winsboroughs team, they have seen that everyone needs a functional and psychological role in a team. They noticed that too often, organisations would just focus on the functional role of an individual and hope that team success would derive from that. However, as the studies discussed in the article show, as much though needs to be on people’s personalities as on their skills.
You can read more in Dave Winsborough & Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic’s article on Harvard Business Review, and if you would like to find out more about team reports and team workshops, we have a selection of solutions to help ensure your team’s success.