Team Reflection

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Discussion Board Forum 3
Team efficacy

Definition: Team efficacy is defined as “the collective belief among team members of the team’s capability to successfully complete a task”. Teams are more successful when their members work together with a collective effort and confidence. High efficacy team means more motivation and challenge goals set, with an increase of team performance. (McShane & Von Glinow, 2015, p. 242).

Summary: In the article "Effect of Cohesion on the Curvilinear Relationship Between Team Efficacy and Performance” written by Gully, Kim & Park, (2017), the authors mention that in addition to the research that has supported a linear positive relationship between team efficacy and team performance, other study has
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242). Also, in my aviation field I have experienced that safety may be jeopardize, when errors are made due to overconfidence, and been less vigilant. What will be the reason for a team to become overconfident? Maybe the reason can be found in the team members motivation and because they believe in their superior capabilities?
Studies have demonstrated that high cohesion effect team efficacy, and that overconfidence might be experienced because team members are engage in self-enhancement such as a cohesive teams. While I believe that team members should be confident in their duty and in decision making, check and balance must be in place to prevent potential errors. “Efficacy may represents a confidence that can be an important resource that members can draw on in times of adversity”. (Lvina & Maher & Harris et al, 2016).
Team members and efficacy are also affected by their organization. The rewards and accomplishments are very high when the team members have available the necessary resources from their organization that, will result “an in increased in role and extra-role performance” (Du, 2015).
5.1 Peter 4:8-10 stated: “Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without

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