This study compares and contrasts eleven American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funded projects in the Great Lakes Region (GSA Region 5). The focus of the work is team culture and its effect on building outcomes. The findings establish causal links between positive team outcomes and positive building outcomes. Included in the positive team outcomes are mutual trust and respect, aligned goals and accountability.
Five of these projects for in-depth study. ARRA provided a common context to achieve the purpose of this study: to discover factors of project practices that most positively or negatively affect team collaboration and performance.
Case study comparison of eleven federal projects completed under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Establishes causal relationships between behavioral characteristics such as mutual trust and respect, aligned goals and accountibility with positive team and project outcomes. Information graphics are used throughout the report to illustrate and provide visual comparisons across cases.
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Teams Matter: Lessons From GSA Region 5 and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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