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A key element of team effectiveness rests in the deliberateness with which teams attend to their social construction. Paying particular attention to the formation and dissolution of teams allows its members to come full circle: getting quickly up to speed at the onset, while sharing knowledge and achieving a sense of closure at the end of the team’s work together.

Major events like mergers, restructurings, or a new leader impact the environment, and the context in which people work has much to do with the performance the organization can hope to achieve. You will be more effective leading an organization if you are mindful of the context in which you are trying to lead.