On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, the time had come: in certain parts of Rotterdam and Amsterdam, face masks must be worn. Now I will not go into the sense or nonsense of this measure. It is much more interesting to see what behavioral psychology says about feasibility. This is interesting, because these findings can also help your team. Curious? Then read on.
“My team only contain Dutch people. There can’t be so much cultural differences.”. Think again, reallity is completly different. Sure, this is not necessarily wrong but is something the keep in mind. In the article I will give you more insights about cultural differences and stereotypes in the Netherlands. (I am sure this kind of differences and stereotypes are out there all over the world).
On a daily base we work together intensively. It doen’t matter if you work together in an office or remote with the help of the large range of available tools. In all cases you want to do deliver good work as a team and beside that have some fun. For that reason, a lot of teams use tools to get insights about their collaboration. These tools give insights in hte personality of the teammembers and the team. Teams work, armed with the gathered insights, together to a more stable and effective way of working. But how do you keep those insight topical? Because what is the value of a not topical team profile? How do you handle changes in the team?