The Key to a Better Board: Team Dynamics

Harvard Business Review

My research provides strong evidence supporting three findings: “Cultural intelligence” of individual directors, or their predisposition to working well in teams, is critical in generating high-quality team dynamics (more below); The quality of board-level team dynamics is highly correlated with firm profitability; and. To measure a director’s predisposition to working well in teams, I turned to the cultural intelligence assessment originally developed by Purdue University’s P.