A growing body of research suggests that having just a few nasty, lazy or incompetent characters around can ruin the performance of a team.
Why would a manger or company turn to a team to decide how to complete a task or take a strategic direction?
Does the team have shared work procedures? What is seen as strong personalities may be competent people doing what they think is right – in many different directions.
Routine team work may just need to get accomplished quickly & be done.
Innovative or complex team work may require learning & risk that creates variations from normal work routines.
Teams vs. Teamwork the terms mean different things to different people. In order work to get done a shared understanding must be known. Groups may require teamwork even
when they do not need to work as a team.