From this day to the ending of the world,
But we in it shall be remembered-
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile.
St. Crispen’s Day Speech
William Shakespeare, 1599
Mountain Medical’s Cardiac Surgery Team is described in the Harvard Business Review article “Speeding Up Team Learning” by Amy Edmondson, Richard Bohmer, and Gary Pisano (subscription required).
Team Science: An analysis of the emerging science of group processes in teams.
Analyses of Teams, and advice on how they should be created and nurtured, abound on the World Wide Web. Any search engine, using the key words teams or team training will yield a variety of sites, such as:
- Center for Collaborative Organizations
- Off Limits Corporate Events
- Challenge Discovery offers a downloadable video illustrating the benefits of team building.
- Belbin Team-role Concepts
- Performance Management Company