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When working in teams, is trust assumed or do team members have to earn trust?
Consider how trust is lost when working in teams and how to keep trust among team members.

Explore Kudler Fine Foods and respond to the following questions:
What is the difference between an issue and a problem?
What are some of the issues at Kudler Fine Foods?

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// Trust building in working team is essential for the success of the team. In this paper we probe into some of the issues related with the trust and interpersonal relationship. To start such paper one must be clear and open with different perceptions regarding the interpersonal issues. In the first part, we enquire whether trust is assumed or the team members have to earn it.//

Trust is the belief or the belief that an individual has on something. In other words, it is the reliance that is unquestioned. Whenever certain individuals work together in a team, trust cannot doesn't come on its own but has to be built. This implies that trust is earned rather than being assumed. Individuals while working in a team have to make efforts in order to earn trust of their team member. A number of factors are responsible for instilling trust in a fellow member. These factors involve stereotyping, background, common experience, prejudice etc. Labeling an individual as trustworthy is rather a subjective and a personal decision. The criterion differs ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 710 words with references.