Organization & People

Firefighting team

What makes a team a team?

There are many ways of defining a team.  One widely accepted definition is Kozlowski and Ilgen’s (2006) comprehensive characterization of teams. “Teams are (a) two or more individuals who (b) socially interact (face-to-face or increasingly, virtually); (c) possess one or more common goals; (d) are brought together to perform organizationally relevant tasks; (e) exhibit interdependence…

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Maintaining Community Momentum Over the Long Haul

Do you want to double, or even triple your capacity to successfully undertake large community development initiatives? Multi-stakeholder community development initiatives are often long term and complex in nature. The need to engage and then mobilize multiple stakeholders, particularly at different phases adds a dimension of complexity not often found in typical community programs. Support…

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Why We Should Rethink Teams?

Rethink your Teams and tap into a well of hidden potential, capacity and capability. In today’s organization we spend hours bouncing from one priority to the next. We rarely find the time or space to get into a groove to produce meaningful work or results. How can we change this dynamic? How can we unlock…

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