How can personality profiling help to build an effect team?
How can psychometrics resolve conflict in my team?
How can we create a global team that functions effectively?
These and many unanswered questions.
After heading up the creation and subsequent sale of an ethical business (2007-2011), backed by Anita Roddick of the Body Shop, I decided to venture back into the world of academia. I completed an M.Sc in Management Consultancy and Organisational Change (with distinction) at the University of London, Birkbeck. That is where I researched deeply into team effectiveness and psychometric profiling, alongside strategy, change management and consultancy practise. I currently work as Head of Development for a young tech startup company based in London. I am drawn to psychometrics through my research and experience working in group facilitation, team development, process work, gestalt and shadow work. To round it all off , I am dedicated to Mysore style ashtanga yoga practise and I attend regular sotho zen meditation.
Here is a slideshow version of my final dissertation as part of my M.sc Management Consultancy and Organisational Change. I would welcome feedback and if you have any questions that you need answered in relation to this study, then please do let me know. You can share the document entitled Building team effectiveness through psychometric profiling.
The first piece of this research is to look at the literature and journals around defining team effectiveness. What models and theories define what it means to be an effective team. Team that communicate well? Collaborate? Understanding each others personalities deeply? Have a clear leader? Have a vision, mission and goals? Managed vs Self managed?
Here is a video of a Luminar Spark psychometric facilitation day. People are now becoming aware of each and everyone’s individual personality preferences and how these might bring new awareness in helping to become more effective, collaborate and innovate teams. Luminar tests both polarities. What does that mean? For example, Jung introduced the notion of
According to Susan M. Heathfield People in every workplace talk about building the team, working as a team, and my team, but few understand how to create the experience of team work or how to develop an effective team. Belonging to a team, in the broadest sense, is a result of feeling part of something