What’s inside this article
In the past, researchers assumed a team had the following characteristics: a relatively stable purpose over time, bounded and reasonably permanent membership, consisting of individuals assigned solely to just that one team, and people working together, face-to-face, in a common location. These assumptions are no longer true.
This article focuses on the impact digital disruption is having on our teams, specifically examining the challenges of an increasingly virtual workplace.
- 19% increase in employees working from home over the past decade in the UK.
- 46% of organisations use teams who interact primarily through virtual communication.