How can the team at the top better support a team-based organization?

Exploring the C-suite’s role in creating a more agile organization

Posted by Stacey Philpot and Joan Goodwin on September 12, 2019.

The shift toward team-based work is well underway, with nearly one-third (31 percent) of respondents to our 2019 Global Human Capital Trends survey saying that “most” or “almost all” work is done in teams. Given the rapid pace of the external environment and the complexity of organizational work, it isn’t surprising that solutions require multiple people working in various teams across the organization. In fact, when most employees are asked how many teams they are on, you’ll often hear 5, 10, even 20 distinct teams that are active in their day-to-day lives. The C-suite hasn’t been immune to this need. From working as a team themselves to enabling teaming in the rest of the organization, the C-suite has a big role to play in enabling a more agile and collaborative organization.
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