New research reveals surprising (and not so surprising) truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter:
We had lots of data, but there was nothing showing that a mix of specific personality types or skills or backgrounds made any difference. The ‘‘who’’ part of the equation didn’t seem to matter.As long as everyone got a chance to talk, the team did well. But if only one person or a small group spoke all the time, the collective intelligence declined.
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by Charles Duhig in The New York Times Magazine, Feb. 2016