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Elements of Teamwork Destruction

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In your view what do you believe is the number one thing that destroys team and/or work group cultures? And can you ever rebuild a culture to where it was at its peak?

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The number one issue that destroys a team or work group culture is a lack of adaptability. Within team members, this is often displayed as the "similar to me" complex. Individuals have a tendency to support team members within their same demographics: age, sex, profession, race and even perhaps education level. For example, a team was created to research and recommend a new Human Resource Information System (HRIS) for ABC Company to use. The ...

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This solution is about 300 words and provides an opinion, with analysis, on why a lack of adaptability is the number one element to destroy teamwork and/or a culture within the work group. Without adaptability, teams are plagued with doing "what has always been done" and will never strive to go further. Ideas are stagnant and brainstorming is not encouraged.