Gartner Research

The 'We' in Team: Understand Your Team to Be a Better Team Leader

Published: 11 May 2017

ID: G00326564

Analyst(s): Bruce Robertson , Christie Struckman


CIOs must lead their teams to better team dynamics. CIOs can increase their team's effectiveness by better understanding how different individual cognitive styles can work together to improve decision making, communication and managing conflict.

Table Of Contents


  • Setting the Stage
  • Problem No. 1: Decision Making
    • Before Cognitive Style Awareness
    • Analysis
    • Replay, With Cognitive Style Awareness
  • Problem No. 2: Communication
    • Before Cognitive Style Awareness
    • Analysis
    • Replay, With Cognitive Style Awareness
  • Problem No. 3: Managing Conflict
    • Before Cognitive Style Awareness
    • Analysis
    • Replay, With Cognitive-Style Awareness
  • Recommended Actions

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