Culture Amp's Team Effectiveness survey is a simple but powerful way for teams to assess their dynamics and ways of working. The survey, which incorporates the latest research on team development, produces benchmarks allowing companies and team leads to see how they are doing compared to others around the world.
The data meet our criteria as being robust and reliable; unlikely to substantially change over time; and representative of the wider industry. Read more about the methodology.
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Team Effectiveness measures how productive and aligned employees feel to their team
I believe I am on the best team for me right now
Being on this team enables me to do my best work
As a team we consistently accomplish what we set out to achieve
Team Effectiveness takes into account multiple things - the individual's fit, their output, and the team's output. All of these are scoring in the 70's. Intriguingly, teams are slightly more likely to feel like they're on the right team, even if the team is not achieving its goals. Perhaps suggesting there are other intangible, social benefits that come from the collaboration within the team, over the tangible outputs.
Team Effectiveness is a great way to create a feedback culture in your organization by starting at the level where work actually gets done - in teams! Every question is crafted to be actionable by all individuals in the team, not only the manager or team lead. This creates accountability and the recognition that team culture is created by each individual, not a single person.
The questions that are most associated with overall team effectiveness generally have to do with development and team processes. It's important for employees to feel like their expertise is well utilized and they have opportunities to develop. It's also important for communication to be open and employees to approve of decision-making. And ultimately, believe that the team can accomplish their goals.
My expertise is well utilized on this team
75% favorableKnowledge and Capability
There is open and honest two-way communication within our team
72% favorableCommunication and Collaboration
Generally, I support how decisions are made in our team
77% favorableTeam Processes
Working on this team provides me with opportunities that contribute to my development
I believe we can successfully accomplish our team goals
80% favorableKnowledge and Capability
People answering Team Effectiveness Global 2021 were most favorable about the following areas:
Teams are excelling in ensuring employee's feel aligned. Whether that's to the company's overall mission, or their small piece of making it a reality. And teams feel positive about the interpersonal aspects of their teams as well, specifically when it comes to other team members genuinely caring about thier well-being.
The work our team does makes a positive difference at [Company]
90% favorableOrganizational Alignment
I know how my work contributes to the team's success
88% favorableRole Clarity
We genuinely care about each team member's wellbeing
88% favorableSupportive Climate
People answering Team Effectiveness Global 2021 were least favorable about the following areas:
But they aren't doing the things that feel like nice to haves. For example, celebrating the team's success, or rotating leadership responsibilities. And despite the care team members show to each other, they aren't comfortable sharing their mistakes.
We share or rotate some leadership responsibilities in our team (e.g., running meetings, tracking goals, follow-up)
50% favorableTeam Processes
We regularly celebrate our team's achievements
Team members regularly give each other constructive feedback
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