How to Manage a Team When You All have Radically Different Work Styles
Managers have long been warned of the dangers of team homogeny. If the team members all think alike, they may overlook important aspects of the project, audience, or other factors essential to success.
But, while a diverse mix of people with varying perspectives and work styles on a team might yield better and more informed outcomes, these groups are not without their challenges.
A recent survey from performance management software platform Reflektive found that nearly half of respondents say their biggest problem working on teams is different work styles.
But just because your team members prefer to work differently doesn’t mean that your team can’t be harmonious and productive.