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Creating a Positive Team Climate: 20 Practical Ideas by Glenn Parker

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Open Climate:Antidote to Groupthink

Teams that want to avoid Groupthink (and who doesn't?) should strive for an open climate by:

Image   Establishing norms that encourage free and open discussion, risk-taking, rewarding “good tries,” accepting alternative points of view and withholding judgment on new ideas.

Image   Prior to key decisions have team members collect input from a wide range of resources and encourage the exploration of a wide range of alternatives.

   Encourage all members to feel free to challenge the thinking of the group and its decisions ...

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