Losing Control: The psychology of exploration management

STRICTLY Boardroom suggests it is time to give exploration teams more autonomy.

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During the past week, your scribe has engaged in a number of conversations about enabling teams to succeed. Some of these conversations were focused on the new 2018 intake of MBAs to the UWA Business School1 – who are faced with an intensive program ahead of them including many group assignments - and other conversations related to the effective high-level management of mineral exploration.

The theory as to the inputs required that drive effective team performance is clear. To succeed, only three things need to be in place. Individuals and teams need to feel a high-level of autonomy – but also a level of relatedness2 – and of course teams also need to have a reasonable level of competency at their task (not brilliance, j...