We all talk about teamwork and its importance in our work environment. What are the elements necessary for teams to work effectively? Work groups that exhibit high performance and efficiency generally have these six essential qualities at their core:
1. High level of trust
2. High level of respect
3. Commitment to a clear and common purpose
4. Willingness and ability to set expectations and manage conflict
5. Focus on results
6. Alignment of authority and accountability
How does your team rate when matched with these qualities?