High Performance Teams

High Performing Teams

A high-performance team is a self-managing, multifunctional group of people organized
around a whole process, shared purpose and empowered with full authority for their
success. It has a number of core elements including:

  • Shared values and guiding principles
  • Agreed expectations and accountabilities
  • Clear direction and goals
  • Psychological safety and sense of belonging
  • Individuals are acknowledged and valued
  • Change is managed proactively
  • Strategy is balanced with operational focus & deliverables
  • Leadership is adaptive and responsive to both challenges & opportunities

The diagram below summarises the main characteristics.