#21 Developing Effective Filipino Work Teams

This research examined the factors that contribute to the development of effective Filipino work teams. Focus group discussions and interviews with high-performing teams were conducted to elicit the factors that are important to creating effective teams. A survey instrument was developed and administered to 418 team-member respondents from various sectors and industries to validate identified factors. Results show that effective work systems and processes, team member competencies, quality of social relations and leadership significantly predict team effectiveness. Strategies that teams and organizations may use to develop effective teams are discussed.