The psychology of collaboration

How has the move to leading virtual teams affected our attitude to collaboration and why is it so important? 
Collaboration is an effective, group problem-solving process of which trust is a major prerequisite, but how has the Covid-19 crisis reshaped the trust between teams, networks, coalitions and partnerships.
Join Maria Katsarou-Makin to discover how successful collaboration can determine the investment and engagement in our organisation, and ultimately its success



Dr Maria Katsarou-Makin

Dr Maria Katsarou-Makin

Founder, Leadership Psychology Institute

Maria is the founder of the Leadership Psychology Institute with 20+ years of experience in partnering with senior teams. She is a Chartered Psychologist and a Professional in the field of Organizational Development combining consulting and actual business experience. Her areas of specialization include Leadership Psychology, Group Dynamics and Executive Coaching. Her research gave her the opportunity to specialize further into leadership teams and to break new grounds in measuring trust.
Co-Author of: ‘Under Pressure – understanding and managing pressure and stress at the workplace’
Author of: ‘Factions of A Mind - Factions of a Mind - Understanding the physical and psychological effects of caring’ 
and ‘Group Dyna-Mix - Investigating team dynamics, from leaders to corporate gatekeepers’


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