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about | epic teams

Build an organization that gets even better in times of change

Stop working long hours without the results to show for it.

Our Approach

We believe in humane approach to improving work that matters.

This means attending to your social system AND your work system.

Agile organization consists of improving the social system and improving the work system
Research shows that real results happen when you improve the social and the work system together.
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OUR RESEARCH BASE

We apply tried and true methods for improving Team Intelligence in your organization.

Team Intelligence (def.):
The ability to collaboratively solve problems well under a wide variety of circumstances

We've finally solved problems like pros!
READ our published research on the topic
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Our approach integrates insights from lean masters, such as Taiichi Ono and Edward Deming, for improving your work system with the newer fields of positive psychology and inclusive leadership for improving your social system.  

Read our published research on the topic, “How to Improve Complex and Creative Knowledge Work in 21st Organizations.

HOW WE BUILD NEW CAPABILITIES

We work with you in Transformation Sprints.

We take a behavioral-science based approach to introducing new methods, tools, and capabilities within your organization

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I don't want a big and expensive "change initiative." I want measurable results!
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Our Principles for Improvement

Start with where you are now.

We help you pursue step-change improvements with iterative cycles and rapid feedback loops.

Involve leadership at all levels.

We make your sure leaders are vertically and horizontally aligned for real and lasting change.

Empower those who are closest to the work to improve it.

We equip your teams to design and own their own improvement processes.

Each one, teach one.

We train your people to be internal coaches for each other so that improvement continues long after we’re gone.

About Our Founder
Dr. Shannon Arvizu

Dr. Shannon Arvizu brings 15 years of research, training, and consulting with Fortune 500 companies, tech startups and nonprofits to help fast-growing organizations solve today’s most pressing challenges with team intelligence.
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