High-Performing Teams’ Essentiality

Companies that are constantly developing their leadership skills will eventually morph into high-performing organizations. To build such an organization, an emphasis on the role of high-performing teams should be taken into account.

Taking on the topic of building high-performing teams, an article by Simpli Learn talks about the definition and characteristics of high-performing teams. The article goes on to talk about the way forward in developing high-performing teams and how well-functioning teams are paramount in successful modern conglomerates.

High-performing teams are defined as a group of skilled people working in cross-functional areas that focuses on achieving collective business goals and are committed to a shared value and vision. Such teams solve problems innovatively while displaying high levels of communication and collaboration; they also consistently deliver highly desired results.

What are the attributes that set a high-performing team from others? 

  • Proper plans of action 
  • Effective work practices 
  • Mutual respect between leaders and team members 
  • Awareness of each other’s expertise, responsibilities, and work methods 
  • Interdisciplinary, cross-functional, and cross-departmental efficiency 
  • Clear and open communication 

To create a high-performing team that tackles challenges as a single entity with a collective will and integrity, you must identify core competencies, grouping people who sync and complement talent areas, skills, and characteristics well and take on the exploration of best practices in leading teams and dealing with a functional conflict approach. The aim is to create a holistic force that works cohesively to meet organizational and business goals.

Transforming a workgroup into a high-performing team, requires enabling the team to take ownership of its own successes and failures. This is where the team assumes greater responsibility and develops accountability amidst a permissible degree of autonomy.

High-performing teams are critical for all kinds of organizations, big and small. In lieu of that veracity, current and aspiring professionals in management should be equipped with the skills to develop, manage, and maintain high-performing teams.

Now that you have learned the importance of high-performing teams, the next step is to look for ways to implement these practices in creating them. eCornell’s Hospitality Management program will train you in building high-performing teams and team maintenance to achieve the team’s full-functionality.

eCornell courses are approved by SkillsFuture Singapore for SkillsFuture Credit as well as by HRDF Malaysia under its SBL Scheme.

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