Information Transparency and Trust in Teams

The quality of information sharing in organisations is widely seen as having a major impact on employee engagement, but what are the critical elements that influence people’s perception of it? A recent study by Schnackenberg and colleagues[1] researched this and found some interesting additional links with trustworthiness. I summarise their findings here, adding some thoughts on their implications for managing international/intercultural teamwork.

What does it take to collaborate online?

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, the skills needed for effective working online have come to the forefront of many people’s attention. Researcher Alexandra Kolm and colleagues conducted a systematic review of empirical studies of this and found that 6 competence domains emerged for effective virtual teamwork