Introduction to Group Dynamics

Implementing reflection, feedback &fast dynamic growth into your daily workday By Annet KloproggeStrategist at VBAT Last June I graduated from Hyper Island. A school that designs learning experiences that challenge companies and individuals to grow and stay competitive in an increasingly digitised world. But what learning experiences, you ask?Well, a big part of the education that Hyper Island preaches, […]

The 5 Essential Skills of a Successful Project Manager

Project managers do a bit of everything. They fill in the gaps as utility players while drawing up plays for the rest of the team. They research tools, craft proposals, and present plans to the higher-ups. And, they manage personalities. But which of those skills is the most important to the success of a project […]

Project Management: Group Dynamics and Roles

Resource Management / By Margi Williams / Project Management Project Management 101 The Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), defines project management as “The application of knowledge, skills, and techniques to project activities in order to meet stakeholder needs and expectations from a project.” Project management processes allow management to control project schedules, costs, and risks in […]

The Importance of Team Dynamics in Project Management | Your Business

You know when you work on a team with poor team dynamics. A good team dynamic, on the other hand, can be harder to characterize than a malfunctioning one, because it is different for each team. Strategies that work for a set of people may not work for others. A small-business leader needs to set […]

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google’s new study could forever change how teams are assembled. By Michael SchneiderHuman capital specialist, Welltower@MSchneiderTwts COURTESY GOOGLE Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company’s most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google’s best and brightest […]

Return Path: Reorienting HR around team effectiveness

Challenge At Return Path, an email data solutions company, the vast majority of work is done on teams (like so many other organizations). And like many organizations, Return Path’s performance management system was focused exclusively on the individual. There was a clear disconnect between the lived experience of work and the management structures set up to […]

4 Things to Know About Group Dynamics in the Workplace

A sound understanding of group dynamics, and the role it plays in business, is a critical component of successful management. When a good dynamic exists within a group working toward a common goal, each individual member will perform effectively and achieve goals set by the group. Poor group dynamics can adversely affect performance, leading to a negative […]

Understanding the Importance of Team Dynamics

A proven way to build a successful business team is to assemble a group with a stellar mix of knowledge and expertise. Get to know the strengths and personalities of existing team members to create an effective dynamic. If necessary, seek out new team members to strengthen your lineup. Team dynamics are those psychological forces […]