Team Collaboration Tips
Project Management Guide
Proceed with sensitivity
A word of caution — when people are faced with change, their reaction pattern mimics that of grief. Your team will spiral from denial to anger, confusion, depression, and crisis, before finally settling into acceptance, and new confidence. If you’re going to build new team habits, the new behavior will take time to develop roots, so reactions will be varied. Proceed with sensitivity and empathy for your team's concerns while still motivating the team to forge better, more productive behavioral patterns. For more on this topic, read our free eBook: Accelerating Change Management: Getting 7 Personalities On Board.
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The common themes for working with different cultures are respect and knowledge. Respect the different cultures and backgrounds on your team. If you don’t know something, ask a question to better understand where your team member is coming from.
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