Organizations struggle with finding the right team-building and team-maintaining formulas. Many companies believe that, by emphasizing the team and teamwork through repetition of overused mantras (for example, “there is no I in team”), and the strategic posting of team-orientated inspirational posters, that a culture of teamwork will somehow evolve and be maintained.

While most people in an organization strive to be contributing members of the successful team, without true engagement and addressing of personal goals/ motivators, the true benefits of teamwork will remain elusive. There are many diverse methods for building lasting engagement and the resulting culture of teamwork, but encouraging a culture of ...

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