Chapter 8. Team Identity

"How well the team demonstrates belongingness, a desire to work together, and a sense of clarity around the role of each member."[6]

Team Identity is the first of the seven core skills for team emotional and social intelligence. There are two key aspects of team identity. First, team members must find something about the team that is similar to something about each individual team member. For example, all team members are leaders, IT professionals, or line staff from various areas of the organization; all members are marketing managers; or all members are people who have volunteered for a committee. The goal is for every member to create a personal association and sense of unity with the team so that each person wants to ...

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