“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” These wise words of Aristotle particularly ring true when it comes to teamwork. You’ve probably also heard the phrase, “There’s no ‘I’ in team.” That’s because teamwork requires everyone to rely on each other to bring their own unique talents and ideas to the table. True team collaboration at its finest makes for an unstoppable force!
Team collaboration is "a communication and project management approach that emphasizes teamwork, innovative thinking, and equal participation to achieve objectives." Simply put, it’s a group of individuals working together to achieve greater success than one person could obtain on his or her own.
Collaboration in the workplace is a sign of efficiency because it harnesses the best out of two or more individuals. When teams work well together, they achieve positive results. There are a multitude of reasons why collaboration equals a winning formula.
Good collaboration is the result of the entire team. The following tips will help you to create a strong, like-minded team that will drive successful results:
Once you’ve built your team, there will always be room for growth and improvement. The following are some impactful ways to improve upon your team collaboration:
2020 was a year of overcoming many challenges due to COVID-19. As a result, organizations have had to adapt and change the way in which they operate. One common theme for many companies was the introduction and institution of remote work.
According to Gartner, 82% of companies are planning to allow for at least some remote work going forward. Many organizations are preparing for a hybrid workforce in which employees are given the option of on-premise or remote work.
As more and more employees are working remotely, the need for team collaboration is increasing. Organizations need a platform to stay connected so that teams can collaborate and communicate effectively while working off-site. This is why strong collaboration is crucial for organizations to succeed in this new era of virtual work.
Team collaboration has always played an essential role in ensuring business growth. Post-pandemic, it has become an even greater necessity for organizations to unite employees and set up effective team collaboration.
In our next blog installment, we’ll cover some of the best teal collaboration tools. Stay tuned.
“Team spirit is knowing and living the belief that what a group of people can accomplish together is much larger, far greater, and will exceed that which an individual can accomplish alone.” – Diane Arias
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