Creating a Cohesive Team

As an employer, how do you develop your staff into a cohesive team? A cohesive team means higher efficiency and a more productive workplace, especially at small businesses, where staffs are typically smaller.  You may think that team cohesion happens naturally, but there are also things you can do to increase your team's performance by creating cohesion.

"In many workplaces, workers do not tend to business tasks in isolation, but instead, work as part of a team. If your workers will work together often, it is wise to put effort into developing cohesive teams...

For teams to function cohesively, all members must clearly understand the team objectives. Developing an objective is the first task that teams should undertake. After deciding upon an ultimate goal, workers will be better able to function cooperatively to work toward that goal." Continue reading this article, "Seven Strategies for Developing Cohesive Teams," by Erin Schreiner in the Houston Chronicle's Small Business section.

We know that as a business owner, creating a cohesive team is not always at the top of your to do list, so let us help.

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