While leading team-building programs for more than half of the Fortune 100 companies, we have seen the direct impact that style has on success. Many teams have effectively navigated through the challenges inherent in teams that contain multiple styles, while other teams have worked through the difficulties of having all of its members with the same style.
No matter what the composition of your team, style can be its greatest asset or a hidden and devastating liability.
When most teams are formed, managers give significant consideration to the skills that will be required to deliver results. Selection criteria typically include an individual’s background, work experience, education, and technical skills.