According to the Cambridge English Dictionary, “teamwork” is the activity of working together in a group with other people, especially when this is successful. Nieto-Rodriguez (2019) explains that high-performing teams are a combination of mutual trust and respect, comprehension between people with different backgrounds, and commitment to a common goal. For Kreitner (2002), teamwork effectiveness is measured by collective outcomes and leadership is a shared task.
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Tuckman’s team development model comprises 4 stages:
Nieto-Rodriguez summarizes the checklist of a successful team in the following points: