How do you manage your team?

Building and managing a team of employees can be a complex task. At the top of the list is deciding on the management style used to run the team.  One of the most traditional management styles is command and control: a single leader is in charge of a group of managers, who in turn run […]
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What makes self-managed teams successful?

In a ‘self-managed’ or ‘autonomous’ team, every member takes collective responsibility for ensuring that a department meets its targets.  Traditional working models see loosely connected workers performing separate tasks under one manager, whereas autonomous models see workers completing interrelated jobs collaboratively under project leaders. The idea of self-managed teams has been around since the 1960s. […]
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How do self-managed teams improve job satisfaction?

How do self-managed teams improve job satisfaction? A disengaged or uninterested workforce creates up to 60% more errors than a happy one. So, if you’re looking to ensure high-quality output from your employees, have you considered how you can further improve their job satisfaction? One option is the implementation of self-managed teams.  Employing innovative team […]
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Do autonomous teams improve the customer experience?

Although the core concept is decades old, autonomous teams have become considerably more popular among large businesses in recent years. Whilst they can potentially create a much better customer experience — since autonomy can allow employees to work more effectively and help them resolve problems faster — this team structure also has its disadvantages. In […]
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What is a self-managed team and how does it work

Although the traditional, hierarchical team structure has been a workplace staple for decades, it may no longer be the most efficient way for some businesses to work. With customer experience (CX) and employee retention being more important than ever before, business leaders must think of innovative ways to make the most of their employees’ skills […]
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