How to be a team player

Soccer—or football, as most people know it—is a team sport. Even the most skilled players cannot win a match, let alone the world tournament, without effectively communicating and collaborating with teammates. The same is true in the workplace: It’s important that individuals work together toward a common goal, especially when the business environment is volatile and uncertain. Even during crises, organizations can take steps to develop a cohesive and adaptable network of teams, united by a common purpose, that refines outcomes, write senior partner Aaron De Smet, partner Sarah Kleinman, and co-authors. Keep your eye on the ball, and check out these insights on teamwork, sports, and more.

To weather a crisis, build a network of teams

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Countering otherness: Fostering integration within teams

Tackling inflation and margin pressure in the sporting goods industry

Author Talks: Unleash your team’s full potential

Outgoing New Zealand Rugby President Bill Osborne on strategy and leadership

Always connect, never give up: An interview with Jason Wright

The boss factor: Making the world a better place through workplace relationships

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