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    Assess the impact of "group think" and "slackers" to the overall performance of the team and make two recommendations for how that impact could be mitigated. Provide specific examples to support your response.

    Take a position on using employee teams at your current (or future) employer.

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    Groupthink can have a detrimental impact on the overall performance of the team, largely due to the fact that when teams experience groupthink the urge to maintain conformity and harmony within the team may make it very difficult for team members to think outside of the box. This places a limitation on the creativity of the individuals within the team, which will detrimentally impact the ability of the team members to come up with viable solution alternatives that can be helpful in helping the team to solve problems that it may face. In addition, groupthink can cause team members to grow so inwardly focused in their thinking that they totally ignore very good ideas and methodologies ...

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    Please help with a problem regarding building and managing teams.