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Success The Psychology of Achievement by Deborah Olson

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Tackling a project as a team brings many different factors into play, and sometimes things can go wrong. What’s the best way to maintain productivity and enhance group harmony?

Any group can experience conflict, low morale, and a lack of cohesion. How do you avoid these issues and give your team the best chance of success?

A good plan

It may be common sense that a well-planned project has the best chance of success, but science backs it up too: a 2013 Australian and Fijian study, for example, found that it was particularly helpful to anticipate potential risks (see “Types of risks,”). Carefully planned projects enjoyed a double benefit:

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