Here is a very interesting guide on how teams need to work effectively. Tony Wagner pointed to the fact that before we can teach students to work collaboratively, we, as adults, need to know how to work collaboratively.
Much of the work done at Google, and in many organizations, is done collaboratively by teams. The team is the molecular unit where real production happens, where innovative ideas are conceived and tested, and where employees experience most of their work. But it’s also where interpersonal issues, ill-suited skill sets, and unclear group goals can hinder productivity and cause friction.