Episode #002: The 6 Conditions Framework

by Dr. Krister Lowe | Dr. Ruth Wageman on


You want to help the teams you support make a great leap forward in effectiveness and sustain that momentum.  So how do you make sense of all the models, advice, and frameworks out there (Rocket, DiSC, psychological safety, Five Dysfunctions, MS Teams, Project Aristotle,) and focus on what you can really influence…and what will really help teams?

In our second podcast episode, authors Ruth Wageman and Krister Lowe distinguish the structural drivers of team excellence from resulting team dynamics.  They introduce the 6 Conditions for team effectiveness, and show how “conditions thinking”—under what conditions do teams become great? —can serve as a more powerful guide for effective action than checklists of good or dysfunctional team dynamics.

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