Teams and Teamwork: The Potential

by Mel Hensey, P.E., (F.ASCE),

Part of: Collective Excellence: Building Effective Teams


Deliberate efforts to develop teamwork in most work groups can clearly improve productivity, communication, schedule maintenance, cost control, work quality, individual satisfaction, and (in the private sector) profitability. Project teams and task forces need faster team development because they are often transitory, subject to blitz schedules and/or difficult conditions. Executive committees, boards, and management groups of all kinds would benefit from team development to help deal with their often hard-charging, impatient executive personalities.

Subject Headings: Team building


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