Forget The Pecking Order At Work

Organizations are often run according to “the superchicken model,” where the value is placed on star employees who outperform others. And yet, this isn’t what drives the most high-achieving teams. Business leader Margaret Heffernan observes that it is social cohesion — built every coffee break, every time one team member asks another for help — that leads over time to great results. It’s a radical rethink of what drives us to do our best work, and what it means to be a leader. Because as Heffernan points out: “Companies don’t have ideas. Only people do.”

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Aldo Delli Paoli

Couldn’t agree more. I would add only a general consideration.
Summing up, in a work group the interaction is based on the possibility that the members have of achieving common objectives, to overcome the difficulties that arise by leveraging the diversified skills made available by each member and finally, to direct the work towards a shared task.
The process described above is divided into two fundamental functions: production and facilitation. The first is aimed at the realization of actions, such as the definition of the objective, the study of problems, the decision making, the planning and organization of activities, the fluid exchange of information, more oriented on an operative side. The second function governs the innermost aspects of the group, aimed at guaranteeing an efficient functioning of the group, through mediation, negotiation, comparison between differences, integration, the development of regulatory aspects, conflict management.

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