team development

there are different models to work with. one approach is the collaboration circle. this concept is based on constructive controversy and a 4-step process: become aware, empower, transform and perform.

source: violetta georgescu-kyburz, doris brandt, dana lopusina, romeo maggi and stephan kunz

further information

  • Beckhard, R. (1972). Optimizing Team-Building Efforts. Journal of Contemporary Business, 1, 23-32.
  • Johnson, D. W., Johnson, R. T. & Tjosvold, D. (2006). Constructive controversy. In M. Deutsch, Peter T. Coleman & E. C. Marcus (Eds.), The Handbook of Conflict Resolution. Theory and Practice (pp. 69-91). San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass.
  • Katzenback, J.R. & Smith, D.K. (1993). The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization. New York: Harper Collins.
  • Kauffeld, S. (2004). Der Fragebogen zur Arbeit im Team. Göttingen: Hogrefe.           
  • Tuckman, B.W. (1965). Developmental sequences in small groups Psychological Bulletin, 63, 348-399.
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