Tuesday Tip #17: High performing teams need diverse thought
Today’s tip highlights the importance of diverse thought to a high performing team.
In any high performing team, a number of diverse perspectives and strengths will ensure a well-rounded project result. However, organisations can often go wrong in two ways:
- Recruitment Bias – It is easy to accidentally hire people with similar interests, experiences, views and perspectives. Often it is difficult to recognise when our personal bias have influenced our selection choices.
- Passion vs Project – Often a project team will be selected through identifying those with a passion for the issue or problem. It is important to ensure any team is formulated with people whose preferences compliment each other to produce a well-rounded and well-considered project.
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