Research: Dispersed Teams Succeed Fast, Fail Slow

Louise Mors, David M. Waguespack

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Research suggest that while dispersed teams, working remotely, are often more efficient than co-located teams at successfully completing projects, they also tend to persist with failing projects longer than than co-located teams. Going forward in a hybrid work environment, managers need to help dispersed teams get better at failing fast. This will involve better screening and planning of projects, more frequent synchronous working, and more managerial monitoring and intervention.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHarvard Business Review Digital Articles
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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