The five differentiators that set high performing teams apart

Paula has summarised her learning from an interesting research undertaken by two US consultants and elaborated in their book - Virtual Team Success: A Practical Guide for Working and Leading from a Distance.

According to research conducted by Derosa and Lepsinger, there are essentially five differentiators that set apart high performing teams from their less successful peers. They are:

1. Commitment and engagement

2. A shared process for decision-making

3. Information flow

4. Trust

5. Collaboration

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About the Author

Paula Cook

Paula Cook is a training and development specialist, with over 20 years experience in the field. She designs and delivers training programmes on a range of topics, including leadership and management skills; communication and interpersonal skills, influencing and change management and remote teamwork.