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Effective teams actively consider tasks, interactions and the environment within which they take place to help all team members gain a deeper understanding of how these factors relate to each other, for the purpose of both problem-solving AND improving shared goals and vision.

Effective teams engage in continuous learning by regularly (and in the moment) collaborating to incorporate new understandings, information, data, and skills to optimize care delivery.

Effective teams actively adopt and agree upon a set of goals and objectives with clearly articulated criteria for achievement, which motivates them as a team and measures their progress.

Effective teams maintain an open mind to new ideas and perspectives that they apply to their role and understanding of others roles and relationships, allowing roles to change over time.

Effective teams are able to act in a manner that reflects confidence in the ability and reliability of other team members, are able to be vulnerable by bringing problems to the group for resolution and believe that each team member will strive toward the goals of the group.

Effective practice teams exhibit honest, self-confident and appreciative interaction, actively seek out and value the roles and opinions of others, freely share opinions that may be unpopular and willingly change their minds in response to new meaning created within the practice.

In effective primary care teams, individuals pay attention to the task at hand, and the way their roles and actions affect the roles and actions of others and coordinate their actions to complement those of other team members.

In effective primary care teams, individuals and the group as a whole feel connected to and exhibit a sense of belonging to the team, are dedicated to group goals and values, and exhibit this loyalty to the group by consistently performing their roles even in difficult situations.

Effective practice teams keep each other informed with timely and accurate information, using multiple and appropriate modes of information transfer that facilitate problem solving.

Effective practice teams adapt established routines to provide for unforeseen or unusual circumstances by flexible improvisation.

Effective practice teams develop a relational capacity to address conflict by openly discussing disagreements or tension among team members using an effective resolution process.

In effective practice teams leadership promotes high quality care by encouraging each team member to develop and express new ideas, encouraging their engagement in testing them, and guiding the team towards improvement.

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