Students enter the workplace as front-line workers. Understanding their role in the health team is key.
If universities produce graduates who can work effectively in a team, the healthcare system will be strengthened and this would improve the health outcomes for patients.
Humans evolved to communicate through eye contact.
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Research shows smartphone use disrupts an essential facet of human connection – eye contact.
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I wanted to see whether this extreme example of a team effort could tell us anything about the workplace.
Group project experience doesn’t automatically translate to competence at collaboration.
From the biggest ‘wicked’ problems on down, finding solutions to challenges depends on working together collaboratively. Students think they’re good at this, but they aren’t. Here’s what could help.
Was Kyrie Irving’s leadership style a factor in the Boston Celtics’ struggles this season?
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A group of researchers figured out which NBA teams featured the most egotistical players, and then tracked their performances over the course of a season.
Making the most of human-robot collaborations will require good teamwork.
Years of research into how humans work best together yield lessons useful for designing robots to interact with people.
Mario Mandzukic celebrates during Croatia’s victory over England in the World Cup semifinal. Croatia’s emphasis of team over individual goals was crucial to its success.
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The importance of the team is fundamental in sport – and in business. A look at how some over-achieving squads performed in the recent World Cup can provide a valuable lesson for business leaders.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talks to players during a game against the New Orleans Saints on Sept. 17, 2017.
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According to a management scholar, a team's mindset and structure – not its stars – will often determine its success.
Does sport really improve young people’s development?
Fuelling direct competition between talented colleagues can backfire.
Smells like team spirit. Leicester captain Wes Morgan celebrates scoring against Manchester United.
Egg roulette, terrible passing stats and the odd pizza. The psychology that builds success.
Experiencing rudeness can make it harder for doctors and nurses to do their jobs.
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Rudeness causes medical teams to perform worse, and ultimately this could have huge costs for patients.
Stress testing: A new formula for success?
Over the past few months, the sports world has featured plenty of news about enmity and spite among members of some of the most successful teams in sporting history. In the recently completed Formula One…
Feeling threatened drives team members to highlight their distinguishing attributes.
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When your staff bicker and compete, your initial response should be to remind them they’re part of the same team and encourage them to be friendly, right? Not necessarily; we’re now realising that a level…
Are hormones responsible for your bad attitude to teamwork?
We evolutionary biologists over-enthuse at times about the competitive nature of selection. Observing animals in the wild often compels one to agree with the 17th-century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes…