MTG/331 How do groups become a high performance team:
Stressing the importance of a clear and elevating goal in performance of an effective team. Goal clarity is a specific performance objective, phrased in such concrete language that it is possible to tell, unequivocally, whether or not that performance objective has been attained challenging and that it makes a difference. Possibly be the most important component of an effectively functioning team, it appears to be even more critical for a team. a team member need to understand much more so than co-located teams what goal they are working towards because they may be working in such different areas, and in some cases in different countries. It plays a much stronger role if you know what your ultimate goal is going to be. And that everyone is working towards the same thing. Further work on the performance of teams and demonstrates a positive correlation between empowerment and team performance. They define empowerment as having four dimensions, two of which, potency and impact significantly overlap the concepts of goal clarity and elevation.
Team structure is a key factor which differentiates successful teams from unsuccessful ones. Team structure encompasses many aspects such as tools, processes, communications systems, facilities, and organization of the team. However, the best structure depends on the objectives and composition of the team. Teams tend to be very effective in project development tasks. However, the lack of face to face contact can be a challenge in building agreement. For decision-making teams, having the right team composition can help to overcome this. Collectivistic teams have higher levels of collaborative conflict management than individualistic teams, and are motivated more by outcomes which benefit the entire team.
Research has also shown that highly diverse or heterogeneous teams outperform homogenous