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How is a team different from a group

How is a team different from a group and what are the benefits to companies of using teams of people rather than having groups of individuals try and accomplish the same tasks?

In addition, what benefits do the team members enjoy that they would not have as individuals?

In your own words, can you provide an example of a small group and explain their common purpose, what it is that makes them feel they belong within this group and the types of influence that members might exert on one another

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Teams and groups sound similar, but are different from each other. In groups, each member works in isolation and is not interconnected with rest of the team members and is responsible for his own contributions whereas in the case of teams, there is collective responsibility of the entire team and each team members understands the importance of their individual contributions towards the team goals and objectives and work in close cooperation with other team members. This is primarily the reason that teams are much more preferred than groups because there is collective ...

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How is a team different from a group and what are the benefits to companies of using teams of people rather than having groups of individuals try and accomplish the same tasks?

In addition, what benefits do the team members enjoy that they would not have as individuals?

In your own words, can you provide an example of a small group and explain their common purpose, what it is that makes them feel they belong within this group and the types of influence that members might exert on one another

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