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    Managing Innovation Within Organizations

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    There is general agreement among researchers that teams are essential for innovation. Yet, companies often complain that teams do not seem to work well. Do you agree with the researchers or the companies? Explain your position.

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    I would tend to agree with companies, due to the fact that teams are probably less efficient and effective in producing innovation than individuals. This is largely due to the fact that there are a lot of factors that come into play when individuals are placed into teams. One factor that can reduce the efficiency of teams in producing innovation, are interpersonal conflicts within these teams, ...

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    This solution describes how individual creativity may be more effective than team creativity.