News organizations can learn from Google on team building, too

Understanding the psychological underpinnings of how we work together helps us adapt to change There are some key lessons for news leaders in the “What Google Learned from Its Quest To Build the Perfect Team” piece in The New York Times Magazine that remained on the “most-emailed” and“most popular on Facebook” lists for over a […]

Think of newsroom ‘tribes’ when making change — API report

As someone who has been studying organizational change in newsrooms for many years, I think the recent American Press Institute report on a culture-based strategy for innovation in newsrooms is well worth a look. I especially liked the way it described newsroom structure as one of “tribes.” Human beings naturally organize into groups based on […]