Friendships important for high-performing teams

Workplace friendships can be seen as trivial, but they aren’t. With referring to scientific research, this article from HBR describes that employees with close connections at work are more productive, creative, and collaborative. Moreover, they are less at risk for burnouts. The article is written by Ron Friedman PhD, award-winning psychologist and founder of ignite80. Ignite80 educates leaders in building high-performing teams by following an evidence-based approach.

At the Erasmus University Rotterdam, we also use an evidence-based approach in teaching leaders. In our Dutch executive program ‘Liefde in Bedrijf’, the focus is on the importance of friendship and love at the workplace. Interested in this program? Read more here.

Click on the below link to read the interesting article from HBR.


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