Trust – The most critical element of team dynamics

Trust - The most critical element of team dynamics
We might like him or pity him, but we will not trust him. If someone has high competency but lacks warmth, we might respect or envy him, we might think wow, he knows a ton, but I am not sure he has my best interests at heart, so I'm not sure I trust him.

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision including the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organisational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” -Andrew Carnegie

Team dynamics are the unconscious, psychological forces that influence the direction of a team’s behaviour and performance. They are like under currents in the sea, which can carry boats in a different direction to the one they intend to sail.

Team dynamics are created by the nature of the team’s work, the personalities within the team, their working relationships with other people, and the environment in which the team works.
Kurt Lewin, a social psychologist, and change management expert is credited with coining the term “group or Team Dynamics” in early 1939. He noted that people often take on distinct roles and behaviours when they work in a group. “Group dynamics” describes the effects of these roles and behaviours on other group members, and...

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Pavithra Urs & Sanjeev Himachali

currently is Associate Director, People Operations in a Leading Entertainment Company & Sanjeev Himachali currently is Principal Strategist, HRTales Media Private Limited.

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Pavithra Urs & Sanjeev Himachali

currently is Associate Director, People Operations in a Leading Entertainment Company & Sanjeev Himachali currently is Principal Strategist, HRTales Media Private Limited.

Sanjeev Himachali

Principal Consultant & Talent Strategist, EclipticHRS

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