The Ingenuity of Interdisciplinary Teams

EMAS Canada weaves different disciplines into cohesive high-functioning teams. Our aim is to maintain teams in which interdependence creates synergy for long-term impact that would not otherwise be produced by teams made up exclusively of healthcare professionals. Even the narrower healthcare field of highly specialized surgical teams collaborate widely to co-ordinate the pre-operative, intra-operative [...]

2018-02-14T12:04:24+00:00 February 14th, 2018|

How We Do Teamwork Differently

We do not send individuals to provide services on their own. The Team is the functional unit of EMAS Canada. Jon Kratzenbach and Douglas Smith writing in The Discipline of Teams (July/August 2005 issue of Harvard Business Review.) define team as follows: “A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who [...]

2018-02-01T08:05:19+00:00 February 1st, 2018|

Christ-Centred Healthcare Teams

The purpose of a team is invariably found in aspirational vision or mission statements, which give definition and direction. Teams have purpose, reasons for their existence, or goals to which individual members contribute their skills and strengths. Pat Macmillan in The Performance Factor defines a team defined as: “a group of people committed to a [...]

2018-01-31T12:37:46+00:00 January 17th, 2018|

EMAS Canada

in the Crossroads building
1295 North Service Road
Burlington, ON L7R 4M2

phone: (905) 319-3415
toll-free: 1 (866) 648-0664
email: info@emascanada.org


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P.O. Box 89070
Kowloon Post Office
Hong Kong

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