Teamwork frameworks often propose idealized workflows for teams to follow, but the activity sequences that high-performing teams use are more complex and varied in practice.
Sharing knowledge and generating collective intelligence in groups depends, among other things, on a balance of speaking time. Achieving it, however, is a challenge.
We need to understand group dynamics if our goal is to facilitate groups engaged in system design work. Here we focus on transition dynamics and the importance of leadership.
System design work is not easy for groups to manage. A facilitation team can help groups with systems thinking methods and processes. Here we focus on group dynamics.
Part II: When approaching system design work, it is important to reflect on methods. Methods can be usefully combined, and the group is greater than the method.
A critique of existing systems is an important catalyst for system design work, but you still have to engage in design thinking, and you have to further implement your designs.
Research on meditation and mindfulness is flourishing. However, recent Western accounts of mindfulness depart from Eastern traditions in important ways.
It’s not easy to find reliable and valid scales to measure CT dispositions. We worked with students and educators to develop a new measure.