Team Effectiveness Trainings
Habits of highly collaborative teams - 6 minutes
Creating a great corporate culture- organizational lessons from private industry - 5 minutes
For more resources and trainings, please visit the Learning@LBL website brought to you by Berkeley Lab's Learning & Organizational Development Office.
Recommended courses like Inclusion During Difficult Times & Communicating About Culturally Sensitive Issues
Self Directed Learning Platforms such as LinkedIn, Gartner & the UC Learning Center
Self Development courses, articles, books and podcasts
Team Development resources on team building, coaching, management
The five key dynamics of effective teams that the Google researchers identified are rooted in the wider world of team performance research to create, foster, and empower effective teams. This document has tips for managers and leaders to support the behaviors the researchers found important and it also contains a sampling of improvement indicators and guiding questions.
Matt Sakaguchi, a site reliability engineer at Google, spoke about the company’s research and practical tips around building high-performing teams, including the importance of psychological safety in the workplace. Michelle Elrod, Director of Employee Organizational Development and Advancement at Cal Polytechnic University Pomona, has applied Google’s research and implemented the principles for building high-performing teams in an academic setting.
Google Project Aristotle:
Project Aristotle Overview - Google re:Work
Google Says The Best Teams Have These 5 Things - Forbes, 2019
This 2-Year Google Study Says Your Team Will Be Successful if They Can Answer Yes to These 5 Questions - Inc., 2019
The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for today’s students - Washington Post, 2017
Diversity in science: next steps for research group leaders - Nature
These 6 graphs show that Black scientists are underrepresented at every level - ScienceNews
Building a virtual community to support and celebrate the success of Latinx scientists - Nature
Navigating Cultural Differences - Harvard Business Review
3 Ways to Improve Your Cultural Fluency - Harvard Business Review
Distributed Teams – Cultural and Temporal Brokerage - Making Remote Work video
Bridging the Culture Gap: How Levels of Directness in Feedback Vary by Culture and Why That Matters - Toastmasters