Team Work and High Performance Organization

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Teamwork and high performance work

Defining teamwork
High performance workplace organisation
Scope of study
Incidence of teamwork
Teamwork and autonomy
Impact of teamwork on learning environment
Job satisfaction
Negative consequences of teamwork
Organisational environment
Annex 1: Sample survey questions
Annex 2: Survey sources

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This report provides a comparative overview of teamwork, based on the European Working Conditions Surveys and 16 national contributions to a questionnaire. It considers how teamwork has developed as a new form of work organisation and takes into account the context at national and company level. The study assesses the positive and negative influence of teamwork on diverse aspects of working conditions, such as job autonomy, job satisfaction, work intensity, productivity and the learning environment. It also investigates the prevalence of teamwork according to various factors including sex, sector and occupation. The national contributions from the following 16 countries are available (as PDF files): Austria , Bulgaria , the Czech Republic , Denmark , Estonia , Finland , France , Germany , Hungary , Italy , the Netherlands , Portugal , Romania , Spain Sweden and the United Kingdom .

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This study maps the issue of teamwork, as covered by research into working conditions in European countries. First, the report briefly outlines how teamwork has developed and tries to take into account both the national context of individual countries and the context at company level in these countries. It thus addresses how teamwork has been incorporated into companies’ overall...
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