That work of course involves learning how to work together, and this unfailingly means understanding how personalities and behaviours are combined to form a cohesive and powerful team.
Successful teams are successful because they knowingly match diverse beliefs, motivations and behaviours together to form a balanced whole.
I’ve had great success in using Hogan’s ‘Team Report’ to do this. Whether it’s a board or a senior leadership team, this meta-report provides an in-depth understanding of the make-up of an existing team, and therefore the areas of strength, weakness or need.
Have a read of what the experts say on this subject. Tomas Chamorro and Dave Winsborough are pioneers in this area.