Team Cohesion and Group Performance - From Applied Influence Group

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21 August 2017
 

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself” – Henry Ford

We certainly agree with Henry Ford’s view that moving forward together is a key element of business success.  In context however, Ford’s meaning was that everyone in his business was to follow his lead exclusively; which is something we agree with less.  For Applied Influence Group the key influence skills for team performance and group cohesion are understanding and communication.  Understanding different perspectives, desires and fears; and communication to create a shared vision of the way forward in line with the required business outcomes. This article look at different perspectives and skills that help with this.

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For anyone who’s part of a senior leadership team, a change in CEO can be as exciting as it is scary. But ‘preparing the ground’ for this transition can make a huge difference to your own relationships inside and outside the business, and more… Read more

Trust and Preparation; Key to Team Cohesion and Success
The Summer success of the Lionesses has done wonders to increase interest in Women’s football and if it hasn’t done now, Thursday’s Semi Final clash with the Netherlands is sure to pique even the most cynical of fan’s interest. Win lose or draw… Read more

Top Level Miscommunication
The Harvard Business Review report below highlights some of the issues that commony exist between CEOs and their CMOs and suggests some solutions. At it’s simplest level the issue seems to be poor communication and this problem isn’t solely the… Read more

Hi We’re Generation Z – Who Are You?
Although I’m slightly uncomfortable with lumping people in buckets such as Generation Z it is indisputable that those entering the workforce from now on will have grown up with technology in a way that generations before didn’t. In many ways this… Read more

Group Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence often focusses on individual skills and attribute. The benefits for groups and teams of having individuals with high levels of Emotional Intelligence is understood but there is often a lower focus on how the skills can be… Read more

Invisible Diversity
Groupthink is a problem that affects many organisations. Not only do certain ideas take hold and become accepted as ‘truth’ but certain ways of thinking about things can also become entrenched. The article below discusses the benefits of… Read more

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