Are your project team members confused about who is responsible for various aspects of the job? Do their conversations and meetings often end in heated personal attacks? Do individual team members exhibit an “every person for himself” attitude and refuse to help their teammates? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you're not alone. Sometimes, a team simply doesn't “gel.”
Every project manager has certainly experienced challenges in getting their teams to behave like, well, teams. But, with organization and guidance, you can eliminate many of the setbacks and challenges that affect team productivity. Consider the following five strategies for unifying and organizing your teams.