The Role of Trust in Building Effective Teams: Perspectives from Management and Social Science


  • Dr. Naveed Yazdani Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Karachi Author


Strategies, Consequences, Antecedents, Communication, Collaboration, Social Science, Management, Team Effectiveness, Trust


Trust is a fundamental component of effective team dynamics, influencing communication, collaboration, and performance. This article examines the multifaceted role of trust in team effectiveness, drawing insights from both management literature and social science research. We explore the conceptualization of trust, its antecedents, and its consequences within team contexts. Additionally, we discuss strategies for fostering and maintaining trust in diverse team environments. By integrating perspectives from management and social science, this article offers a comprehensive understanding of the pivotal role of trust in building and sustaining effective teams.