W303 - Wired to Connect: The Neuroscience of Teams

Wed, Jan 24 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | LL21DE

Session Description:
Nearly 90 percent of today's workers say that they spend a third to half of each day working in teams. Yet 86 percent of employees and executives cite lack of effective teamwork and collaboration as the source of workplace failures. Recent discoveries in neuroscience illuminate how we can build better and more effective teams. In this session, dive into the latest research about the brain; learn how to harness human biology to enhance collaboration, trust, and productivity; and discover why meaningful metrics of inclusion stem from working in groups. You'll also explore how technology can undermine team trust and ways you can leverage tech to strengthen teams.

Application on the Job:
Learn how certain brain structures are activated when we work in teams.
Explore how metrics of inclusion and psychological safety are based on teams.
Discover how you can help your talent work most effectively in teams, enhancing collaboration and engagement.

Type: Concurrent Session

Tracks: Management and Strategy

Handout(s): Presentation, Presentation


Andreatta, Britt

Britt Andreatta


7th Mind Inc.