Is Teamwork Effective in the Work Place? An Analysis of Team Work Environment in the Banking Sector, Sultanate of Oman

  •  Renjith Kumar R.    
  •  Rajani James    


This study aims at analysing team environmental factors that influence the employees in the banking sector in Nizwa. The objective is to analyse the influence of team work attributes on gender, experience and education. Bernhard A Zimmermann’s model of team attributes is adopted for this study. A sample of 89 employees is taken for the study from 13 banks in Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman. The analysis revealed males contribute more and perform better than females in the banking sector. Employees who are less experienced have high level of trust, good in managing conflicts and are more result oriented than experienced employees. Trust, conflict management and result orientation are the high level attributes among team work variables in the banking sector. It is also proved that the less educated employees show more levels of trust, conflict management, commitment, accountability and focus on results than highly educated employees.

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