Symptoms that signal a need for a increased teamwork.

Some teams fail from the beginning and some deteriorate over time. When the team work is hacking and it seems there are no common direction its often very obvious. If you can identify more than two of the below symptoms it may be time to take some actions.

– Decreased productivity
– Conflicts or hostility among staff members
– Confusion about assignments, missed signals, and unclear relationships
– Decisions misunderstood or not carried through properly
– Apathy and lack of involvement
– Lack of initiation, imagination, innovation; routine actions taken for solving complex problems
– Ineffective staff meetings and minimally effective decisions
– Negative reactions to the manager
– Complaints about quality of service