Acorn White Paper : Structure
In the two papers that we have produced to date on developing Highly Effective Teams, we have drawn attention to the different and unique challenges that differentiate real team work from cooperative group work.
In this third paper in the series, we look at structures that will support the team’s purpose. We will again see that the primary purpose and the mutual theme of enabling teamwork determine our approach. “What we want it to be like around here” shapes “how we do things around here”.