“A small group of people so committed to something larger than themselves that they will not be denied”
Katzenbach, J and Smith, D (1993) The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the high-performance organization.
I liked this . Does your team fit within this definition? Or is it like many teams where the combined efforts of the team add up to less than the sum of the individual efforts?
If you want to undertsand more about team performance I would recommend reading The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. A leadership fable by Patrick Lencioni