Google: Effective Teams

The famous Google's 5 Traits of Team Effectiveness survey.

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About the effective teams template

A simple meaningful survey which will help you understand how to lift performance and effectiveness in the way your teams work.

Understand how effective your teams are by looking at these five traits;

  • Psychological Safety
  • Dependability
  • Structure and clarity
  • Meaning
  • Impact

How does this survey help HR managers and HR leaders?

Understanding the key drivers of team effectiveness can be highly beneficial to HR in several ways, including:

  • Improving team performance: By comprehending the key drivers of team effectiveness, HR can recognise areas where teams may struggle and develop targeted interventions and initiatives to enhance team performance.
  • Enhancing communication: Understanding the key drivers of team effectiveness can help HR to facilitate better communication between team members, enabling them to work together more effectively and efficiently.
  • Boosting employee engagement: When teams are working efficiently, employees are more likely to feel engaged and motivated, which can lead to improved job satisfaction and higher levels of productivity.
  • Reducing employee turnover: Teams that are working efficiently are more likely to retain their employees, which can save HR time and resources in terms of recruitment and onboarding.
  • Fostering a positive company culture: Effective teams are a crucial component of a positive company culture, which can help to attract and retain top talent, as well as improve employee morale and well-being.
  • Identifying training and development needs: Understanding the key drivers of team effectiveness can help HR to recognise areas where team members may need additional training or development opportunities, enabling them to perform at their best.

Overall, understanding the key drivers of team effectiveness can help HR to improve team performance, enhance communication, boost employee engagement, reduce turnover, foster a positive company culture, and identify training and development needs, all of which can contribute to a more successful and productive organisation.

When to use this survey

This survey can be used annually, half yearly or quarterly.

The survey experience

This survey uses a simple agree/disagree scale. It would take about 7 minutes to complete.

Sample questions from this survey  

  • I feel comfortable speaking up at work, even when I am bringing up problems or tough issues
  • Team members proactively communicate about delays and assume responsibility
  • I know what my personal and team goals are and how to get there
  • My work is matched by my skills and my interests

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