We’re in this together: The importance of team effectiveness

Increase your team’s efficiency and their job satisfaction. Identify and develop your teams by helping them maximise their potential. What makes an effective team member? Using the knowledge of Whole Brain® Thinking and employee preferences, you can work out what makes an effective team, and drive better outcomes for your organisation.
Team Effectiveness

Why is developing effective teams important?

The workplace is a collaboration of all the different Thinking Styles™, and there’s no one size fits all approach when it comes to motivating and developing your teams.

Understanding your employee’s thinking styles allows you to build an inclusive and collaborative team environment. Team effectiveness programs can be crucial in not just improving the effectiveness of your current teams, but also allows you to identify new teams that could work together with great efficiency.

With Whole Brain® Thinking and the HBDI® at the centre of it all, employers can get to the heart of how to create, retain and build high-performing and effective teams.

Investing in team effectiveness may help you:

Increase efficiency and effectiveness

Increase efficiency and effectiveness

Improved communication

Improve Communication

Employee job satisfaction

Boost employee job satisfaction

Create strong relationships

Create strong relationships

Improve employee retention

Improve employee retention

Our top team effectiveness ideas and resources

Many businesses try to implement team effectiveness initiatives in their workplace. But without the right tools and support for these initiatives, they often end up lacking any real value and can’t end up answering the most critical question, ‘what makes an effective team?’

At Herrmann, we empower employees and HR professionals to use Whole Brain® Thinking to ensure a real and lasting impact when forming effective teams.

Discover the following resources to improve team effectiveness in your workplace:


Are teams broken or just not using their heads? Team thinking in a new light

How-to Guide

Communicating with different thinkers

Check out our popular articles on team effectiveness

We’ve been thought leaders of team effectiveness in the workplace for decades. Check out some of our most popular articles to help you achieve better results in your organisation.