Introduction

How can managers establish a framework for productive teamwork — one in which team members can work together with enthusiasm? This collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review examines how to build teams that utilize each member’s talents, play to team members’ strengths, and help the company prosper.

From “Achieving Meritocracy in the Workplace”:

  • When managers believe their company is a meritocracy because of its formal evaluation and reward systems, chances are that it isn’t. The author calls this organizational phenomenon “the paradox of meritocracy.”
  • Merit-based reward practices can unintentionally lead to pay disparities based on gender, race, and national origin.
  • Establishing a more meritocratic workplace requires ...

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