Teamwork can vary greatly between organizations, and in many cases people work together without being defined as a formal team. No matter the structure, a good team will have a clear sense of purpose, defined roles, and a commitment to actively engage each member.
Teamwork is essential for Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement (QAPI) success. For example, Performance Improvement Project (PIP) teams often are formed for long-term work on an issue and to improve quality measures. Below are some basic guidelines for a developing a PIP team:
Next month: Focusing on a deliberate approach to teamwork.