Association for Applied Sport Psychology: Making Your Team Work: How Coaches Can Transform Groups into Teams

Successful teams have distinct characteristics such as shared leadership, fluid responsibility, accountability to the group, and shared goals (Lussier& Kimball, 2009). To understand this sense of shared vision and teamwork, one only needs to look to the sky. As geese fly south for the winter, they fly in a distinctive “V” formation. This yearly task is the epitome of teamwork:

Source: Association for Applied Sport Psychology: Making Your Team Work: How Coaches Can Transform Groups into Teams

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