Six Factors That Will Make Your Team Work

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by Woodleywonderworks via Flickr

You can hire the brightest and the best for your team, but there are certain key ingredients in the recipe for success, according to Elaine Yew of global executive search firm Egon Zehnder.

These are: Balance, Energy, Alignment, Resilience, Efficiency and Openness.

HBR’s Claudio Fernández-Aráoz writes:
“The underlying premise is that it’s not enough to just hire the right people — those with strong values, great potential, and high competence — and develop them as individuals. You also have to help them work together. Indeed, based on our firm’s 50 years of practice and research, we believe that team effectiveness explains perhaps 80% of leaders’ success.”

Read the full article here.