Developed by Sarantis Pavlidis
There are various definitions of what a team is about. However, one of the most well-known is the one given by Katzenbach and Smith (1993)  according to which the team is a small number of people with complementary skills - talents dedicated to a common purpose, a set of performance objectives and an approach for which are mutually responsible. This definition is an extension of the definition given by Adair (1986)  as the responsibility of the members added at the latest's data. An important feature of the teams added by Mankin, Cohen and Bikson (1996)  is the interdependence of individual's activities, as the work of each member is dependent on the work of at least some other's members. is a method for developing a project team. It refers to a process and activities for improving team performance.
The Team Development Process
The Team Development Process helps form a group into an aligned, focused, and motivated work team that strives for a common mission and is capable of delivering improved project results. The Team Development Process has three primary elements, each of which contributes significantly to the success of the process as a whole. The first element focuses on integration with the project work process.
- ↑ Katzenbach J., Smith D., 1993, The Wisdom of Teams, Harvard Business School Press, United States of America, McKinsy & Company, Inc
- ↑ Adair, J., 1986, Effective Team building, Gower, Aldershot
- ↑ Mankin D., Cohen S., Bikson T., 1996, Teams & Technology, Harvard Business School Press, United States of America
- ↑ Page 319, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition (2017) - Project Management Institute