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challenges of teamwork

Define the challenges of teamwork when all participants do not contribute? Please provide two references.

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The challenges of teamwork when all participants do not contribute arise from technical reasons as well as team processes. Every person is included in the team so that he/she contributes his/her expertise. There is a particular skill, ability, or knowledge that the team requires from a participant for which he/she were selected to be on the team in the first place. For example, in a manufacturing team, one participant has expertise in designing, a second has expertise in machining, and a third has the skills of molding. If even one participant in a team does not contribute, the manufacturing is likely to be flawed. The manufacturing may not take place! It is imperative that each individual contribute to teamwork so that the objectives of the team are achieved.

There are teams in which the participants have multiple skills. Most persons can do most of the tasks. When all participants do not contribute in such teams, the result is that fewer persons are required to complete all the tasks within the timeframe given to the team. Each person who ...

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