Wake up and smell the coffee – the imperative of teams

For those who are interested in following up on any of the issues and subject matter contained in this book, the following is a list of web resources that may prove useful and interesting. These are offered as a starting point and not a definitive list.

Because they are specific pages and not websites the urls tend to be long and complicated.

The links are provided by subject matter and not by chapter.

Subject Title
The power of teams 5 important reasons why teamwork matters
  How to describe the importance of teamwork
  Teamwork and the high-performance work organization
  Why is teamwork important
  Why teamwork is important in the workplace
  10 benefits of teamwork in the workplace
  Why and where is teamwork important
  4 reasons why teamwork is important in the workplace
Gig economy What is the gig economy
  Who’s working in the “gig economy”
  A picture of self-employment in the UK – CIPD
  What is the gig economy and why is it so controversial?
Millennials How Millennials Impact Workplace Communication
  Apprehensive millennials:

seeking stability and opportunities

in an uncertain world

  10 Ways Millennials Are Creating The Future Of Work
  Customer demographics – age ranges,

generational names and numbers

  Millennials at work

Reshaping the workplace

  Understanding Millennials and how to engage them
  Generations: Demographic Trends in Population and Workforce
Team Myths Six Common

Teamwork Myths put


  Top Myths and Facts about Teamwork
  Six Common

Misperceptions about


  The Myth of the Power of Teamwork – Early To Rise
  5 Myths About Teamwork Only Bad

Bosses Believe

  The myths and realities of teamwork
  Four common myths about teamwork
Team size Is Your Team Too Big? Too Small?

What’s the Right Number?

  What is the optimal group size for decision making?
  Rule of 7: The Ideal Work Group Size
  What is the Ideal Team Size to Maximize Productivity?
  Does size matter?
  Productivity and Team Size: Less is More
  What is the ideal team size for a working team?
  What Is a Team?
Psychological safety High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It
  How to Create a Culture of Psychological Safety
  Tool: Foster psychological safety
  How To Build Psychological Safety On Your Team
  Are You Psychologically Safe?
  6 Tips for Leaders to Create Psychological Safety in Teams
Reflexivity What is difference between reflexivity and reflectivity?
  Recent Developments in Reflexivity Research:

A Review

  Why team reflexivity works
Team based Assessment The Myth of The Bell Curve
  Metrics for Measuring Team Performance
  How to Measure Team Performance
  A Simple Way to Measure the Performance of Scrum Teams
  The Ultimate Guideline on How to Measure Team Productivity
D&I What Are Some Advantages of Diversity in Teams?
  What Are Some Advantages of Diversity in Teams?
  Diverse Teams Feel Less Comfortable — and That’s Why They Perform Better
  Millennials Have A Different Definition of Diversity And Inclusion
  The radical transformation of diversity and inclusion
Morale and Motivation Tips for the Leader About Employee Motivation
  A list of Motivation Theories (113)
  What Should We Do About Motivation



  7 Great Ways to Boost Your Team’s Morale
  How to Improve Your Team’s Morale
  Bringing the Team Together and

Improving Employee Morale

Team Effectiveness Models 6 Different Team Effectiveness Models to Understand Your Team Better
  Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing
  Images for Team Effectiveness Models
  Overview of the Research on Team Effectiveness
  Driving Team Effectiveness
  Bruce Tuckman’s ‘Stages for a Group’
Team Types Strengths of the Traditional Structure
  Virtual Teams vs Traditional Teams
  The Difference Between Work Groups and Teams
  Types of teamwork
  What Is the Purpose of a Team?
  Project Management – Team Roles and Resposibilities
  Project Team Organization – Team Definition, Roles & Responsibilities, Organizational Chart
  Getting Virtual Teams right
  Virtual Teams: Meaning, Types, Advantages & Disadvantages
  How to Build a Teamwork Culture in Your Organization
  5 Ways to Build an Extraordinary Team Culture
  Work Groups and Teams in Organizations
  Why Is Teamwork Important in Retail?
Goals and Roles How to Set Team Goals as a Team
  5 Steps to Setting Goals with Your Team
  7 Questions to Help Set More Effective Team Goals
  Group and Team Roles
  Roles and Responsibilities
  Team Roles and Responsibilities Template
Leadership Behaviour and Participation Team leadership
  7 Skills Needed for Strong Team Leadership
  Leading Teams Today
  7 Strategies to Improve Team Participation
  Three ways to increase project team participation
  Team Building: Participation Methods and Repercussions
  Teamwork Skills: Being an Effective Group Member
Commitment and Communication Achieving Commitment on Your Team
  Three types of Team Commitment
  8 simple steps to build a great, committed team
  5 Tips to Create Effective Internal Communications with Your Team
  6 proven project team communication strategies
   8 Simple and Effective Ways to Improve Team Communication
Planning and Evaluation Five Steps to a Strategic Plan
  Effective Team Planning
  Collaborative Planning – 7 Steps to Creating a Project Plan with your Team
  Teamwork: How to Evaluate and Appraise Team Performance
  Team Member Performance Evaluation Techniques
  Evaluating Project Team Performance
Recognition and Conflict 25 Way to Recognize Your Team
  How peer recognition makes your team stronger
  33 Thoughtful Employee Recognition & Appreciation Ideas for 2018
  Resolving Team Conflict
  Resolving Conflict in Work Teams
  How Leaders Can Best Manage Conflict Within Their Teams
Composition and Structure Team Composition
  Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science.
  Allocating team members to roles
  How to structure teams for optimal performance
  Common Organizational Structures
  Team Structure: Creating and Managing Great Teams